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Question: 1 On an NIS client, the following is a portion of the output of cat /etc/passwd: +Joe:::::::: +Sam:::::::: +:*::::::::/bin/false Which of the following is true for all users other than Joe and Sam? A. They have full access. B. They are denied access. C. They are granted limited access. D. They gain access after being prompted for a shell. Answer: B Question: 2 How can a user view an X Window from a remote system on their local system? A. from the local system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 B. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 C. from the local system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 D. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 Answer: B Question: 3 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm that the FTP server is listening? A. netstat -a ftp B. netstat | grep ftp C. netstat -u | grep ftp D. netstat -a | grep ftp Answer: D Explanation: -a Display all connections and listening ports Question: 4 When a RAID 5 array is configured with a hot-spare disk under Linux, which of the following is the minimum number of drives required? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 Answer: C
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Explanation: Raid 5 requires 3 disks. Hotspare 1. Question: 5 A system administrator wants to see if an RPM package is installed on a user workstation. Which of the following commands should be used? A. rpm -query <filename> B. rpmfind <name of package> C. rpm -qa | grep <name of package> D. find -name rpm | grep <filename> Answer: C Explanation: -q query, -a lists all installed packages Question: 6 Which of the following can be used to determine who has scheduled a job? A. who B. whodo C. at -d D. at -l Answer: D Question: 7 Which of the following encryption schemes is the LEAST secure? A. DES B. MD5 C. AES D. Blowfish Answer: A Explanation: The Data Encryption Standard, a block cipher with 64-bit blocks and a 56-bit key Like MD4, it produces a 128-bit hash. For details see RFC 1321 AES ciphers use a 128-bit block and 128, 192 or 256-bit keys A block cipher using 64-bit blocks and keys of up to 448 bits Question: 8 A Linux machine has a local address of 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. All services are currently denied. Which of the following lines should be appended to hosts.allow file to permit access to the Web service on the local subnet. A. httpd: 192.168.1.0/24 B. ALL: 192.168.1.255/24 C. ALL except httpd: 192.168.1.1/24 D. 192.168.1.255/255.255.255.0:httpd Answer: A
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Explanation: To permit access to the Web service, you need to permit access to the HTTP daemon (httpd). You then need to specify which IP addresses can access it. 192.168.1.0 is the network address of a host with an IP address of 192.168.1.1. The statement 'httpd: 192.168.1.' (without the 0) will allow all machines in the 192.168.1.0 subnet access to the Web service. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. Incorrect Answers: B. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. C. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. D. The server service come before the client list. Question: 9 A Linux administrator is about to install a Linux server. The server has 256MB of RAM. Which of the following sizes of the swap partition is generally recommended? A. 128MB B. 256MB C. 512MB D. 1024MB Answer: C Explanation: swap partitions are used to support virtual memory. In other words, data is written to a swap partition when there is not enough RAM to store the data your system is processing. If you are unsure about what size swap partition to create, make it twice the amount of RAM on your machine (but no larger than 2 GB). It must be of type swap. Question: 10 Which driver, if any, is required to support L3 cache on the system processor? A. msr.o B. mtrr.o C. cache.o D. No driver is required. Answer: D Question: 11 A user wants to remotely connect to a Linux system to transfer files from an oversea IP address. Which of the following programs allows the user to do this securely? A. rcp B. ftp C. sftp D. Telnet Answer: C Explanation: sftp = secure ftp
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Question: 12 When the command mke2fs -j is run, what type of system is created? A. ext2 B. ext3 C. jfs D. xfs Answer: B Explanation: Simply run mke2fs -j /dev/hdXX to create a new ext3 filesystem on that device. Question: 13 In addition to selected packages and partition maps, which of the following should also be documented during a Linux server installation? A. System hardware and user passwords B. Root password and performance baseline C. Daemon configuration and performance baseline D. System hardware and daemon configuration Answer: D Question: 14 Which of the following commands can be run to determine which package owns /etc/exports? A. rpm -qf /etc/exports B. rpm -ql /etc/exports C. rpm --file /etc/exports D. rpm --verify /etc/exports Answer: A Explanation: -q = query, -f = Lists the package that owns the specified file. Question: 15 The rot user types 'echo $PATH' and sees the following output: .:/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/src Which of the following parts of this path is considered to be a security risk? A. . B. /sbin C. /usr/src D. /usr/X11R6/bin Answer: A Explanation: A common mistake in the past (?) was to keep '.' in the root's path. Malicious hacker makes program 'ls' in his home directory. If root makes
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Limits queue to five messages D. Processes mail every five minutes Answer: D Explanation: -q[time] process saved messages in the queue at given intervals.iso D.iso system image C. password=mywindowspassword Answer: A Explanation: To solve this problem. B. and has a syntax similar to the tradition Linux mount command: smbmount //server/service /mountpoint Question: 17 Once a Linux Installation Disk image has been downloaded.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 # cd ~hacker # ls he executes ls command of hacker's. password=mywindowspassword mount -t smbf \\servername\sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. Quits and restarts sendmail every five minutes C. Run chkdsk on the . Run /sbin/verify_iso B. C. Check the file size to ensure the file is uncorrupted Answer: C Explanation: Each package has an individual checksum that you can verify with the following command. 5m = every 5 minutes. Question: 19 Page 5 of 217 . Verify the checksum match for the . Samba also provides smbmount. which of the following is the next step? A. where package_name is the name of the package you downloaded: shell> md5sum package_name Question: 18 What is the result of the following command? Sendmail -qp5m A. password=mywindowspassword smbmount -t smbfs //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. Question: 16 Which of the following commands can be used to mount a Samba share? A. D. Processes mail in blocks of five messages B. password=mywindowspassword mount -t samba /servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. As it's name implies smbmount is used to mount filesystems being shared using SMB. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername.

Linux native D.0 deny B. This is NOT for firewalling.100.0 netmask 255. IEEE-1394 card Answer: A Question: 22 When using fdisk and a partition type of 85 is selected. They have a limited budget.100. Linux extended Answer: D Page 6 of 217 . Which file should be edited to make this change? A. route del -net 192.0 deny C.0 netmask 255. Hard drive B.conf D.255.255.255.0 reject D. Swap B.255.168.255.255.168.0/24 network using the route command? A. route add -net 192.168.168.255. /etc/printcap C. /etc/lpd.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux technician would like to change the default lpr queue to print to a new printer. This is for example used to mask out networks before using the default route. route add -net 192.168. Video card D. Which of the following is the MOST important hardware investment for this user? A. Question: 21 A company wants to install a Linux server to act as an internal file and print server.0 reject Answer: D Explanation: route [-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] [reject] [mod] [dyn] [reinstate] [[dev] If] reject install a blocking route. /etc/vprint B. which will force a route lookup to fail. which kind of partition will be created? A. route del -net 192.0 netmask 255.100.0 netmask 255.100. Reiserfs C.conf Answer: B Explanation: The lpd system is configured via /etc/printcap.100. Before configuring /etc/printcap it is a good idea to make a printer test.255. /etc/printers/default. to check if the physical connection between your computer and the printer is working Question: 20 Which of the following commands can be used to configure a router to reject the address for the 192. Processor C.

WINE B. Text ls D. M Answer: C Question: 26 Which of the following commands will display the last 15 lines of an application log? A. Cat filename | more 15 Page 7 of 217 . Infoman ls C. I C. wlancfg C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 82 Linux Swap 83 Linux native 85 Linux extended Question: 23 The man page for the 'ls' command states: The full documentation for ls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. running this command from your shell: info texinfo Question: 24 A user needs to attach a Linux laptop to a wireless access point using 802. Cat filename | less 15 C. Grep -l 15 | cat D. L B. wl-keygen D. Which of the following commands will retrieve the full documentation for the ls command? A. R D.11b. Man -info ls Answer: A Explanation: Texinfo is a documentation system that uses a single source file to produce both online information and printed output. please see the Texinfo manual (written in Texinfo itself). Most likely. Tail 15 filename B. which of the following interactive commands in 'top' will display the process with highest memory usage? A. It is primarily designed for writing software manuals. Info ls B. netconfig Answer: B Question: 25 When the application 'top' is used. For a full description of the Texinfo language and associated tools. Which of the following applications would allow the user to configure the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key? A.

Question: 29 Which of the following commands allows an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A. It is legal to specify the -Z (zero) option as well. Modinfo -u bsmith 555-1234 C. instead of the last 10 Question: 27 Which of the following commands will allow a system administrator to determine which user have attempted to logon but failed? A. Groupadd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 Answer: A Explanation: usermod [-c comment] [-d home_dir [-m]] Question: 30 Suppose b is a link to another file.. Cat /var/log/wtmp D. --numeric Numeric output.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Explanation: tail [OPTION]. all chains are listed. -n. Useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D. Last C. IP addresses and port numbers will be printed in numeric format.. [FILE]. or services (whenever applicable). Usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B. Cat /var/log/btmp Answer: A Explanation: Lastb is the same as last. -L. --list List all rules in the selected chain. If no chain is selected. in which case the chain(s) will be atomically listed and zeroed. --lines=N output the last N lines... which contains all the bad login attempts. The output of ls -l b is: Page 8 of 217 . iptables -n -L C. except that by default it shows a log of the file /var/log/btmp. the program will try to display them as host names. Lastb B. The exact output is effected by the other arguments given. Question: 28 Which of the following commands is used to check the current iptables configuration? A. network names. iptables natadd D. iptables -A -D -C Answer: B Explanation: -n. iptables -LFZ B. By default.

Answer: C Explanation: chmodnever changes the permissions of symbolic links. find /var/log/dmesg | grep CPU D.1 B.1 C. sane C. cat /var/log/messages | grep CPU Answer: A Explanation: dmesg is used to examine or control the kernel ring buffer.10. dmesg | grep CPU B. Permissions for the target file are set to 600 while permissions listed for the link are unchanged. cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep CPU C. Permissions associated with the symbolic link itself are set to 600 while permissions for the target file are unchanged.10. ssh -alg=3des 10. In contrast. Permissions listed for oth the symbolic link and the target file are changed.10.10. for each symbolic link listed on the command line. The user will receive an error message.10. lprd B. ssh -crypto=3des 10. chmod ignores symbolic links encountered during recursive directory traversals Question: 31 Which of the following commands can be used to gather information about the CPU found during boot? A.10. B.10. This is not a problem since the permissions of symbolic links are never used.10. However. C. ssh -c 3des 10. Question: 33 Which of the following daemons could be used for printing on a Linux system? A.1 Answer: B Explanation: -c blowfish|3des|des Selects the cipher to use for encrypting the session. Question: 32 Which of the following is the correct way to specify the algorithm for an SSH (Secure Shell) connection to 10.10.10. The program helps users to print out their bootup messages.1 D. D.1? A. ssh -a 3des 10. cupsd Page 9 of 217 . chmod changes the permissions of the pointed-to file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 1 Jun 13 12:44 b -> a Which of the following is the effect if root issues the command 'chmod 600 b' A.

User john and joe are sharing a home directory. Which of the following MOST likely caused this? A. User john was created with the same UID (User ID) as the removed user named joe.1 Answer: A Explanation: route[-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] Question: 35 Which of the following modules is the first to load to provide any USB functionality? A. quota -e user C. C.1. D. vi /quota.1. john. usbmain B. vi /~user/.1.1 C. User john is forwarding all of his mail to joe. ifconfig eth0 dstaddr 10. Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A.1 B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. but should not have this access. Answer: C Question: 37 A Linux system administrator needs to edit the quotas for a user. User joe's email is still cached by the system although his UID (User ID) has been removed. B. route add default gw 10.1.1 on the LAN-side interface. ifconfig eth0 gateway 10.1.quota Answer: A Page 10 of 217 .1. usb-storage Answer: B Question: 36 A newly created user.1.1.1 D. usbcore C. Which of the following commands on the client allows Internet access on the Linux workstations? A. postfix Answer: C Explanation: cupsd . The router has an IP address of 10. route change gateway 10. usb-ohci D.1.common unix printing system daemon Question: 34 A new router is installed to share the Internet connection for all users on the LAN (Local Area Network). Edquota user B. reports that he has access to the file '/var/mail/joe'.1.user D.

month of the year (1-12).. Use a text editor to create a file in /var/cron that specifies the schedule. and use crontab to install the file.d/telnet D. login to the server as the root userid and edit the files: /etc/xinetd.d/telnet Answer: D Explanation: Linux is configured to run the Telnet and FTP server. Create a file to specify the schedule. Question: 41 Which of the following commands could be used to show the waiting print jobs on printhost using the CUPS printing system? A.. lpstat -h printhost B. but by default. Groupset D. User2group Answer: A Question: 39 How could a user arrange for a command to be run daily at a certain time on a Linux system. Edit /etc/periodic/cron.d/telnet In this file.conf C. Answer: D Explanation: crontab [file] A crontab file consists of lines of six fields each. day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday). /bin/init B. using the cron service? A. Specify the schedule using entries in a file at /etc/cron.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: edquota [ -p protoname ] [ -ug ] [ -r ] [ -F format-name ] username. find the line for disableand change it from the value "yes" to "no". The first five are integers that specify the following: minute (0-59). To enable the telnet these service. hour (0-23). Question: 38 Which of the following commands will add a user to a group from a Telnet session? A. /etc/xinetd. /etc/init. Groupuse C. /sbin/init C. Question: 40 Which of the following files can be edited to enable the Telnet service? A. day of the month (131). these services are not enabled. The fields are separated by spaces or tabs.daily B. showqueue -h printhost C. Useradd B. D. cups --queue -h printhost Page 11 of 217 .

sbin/httpd 775 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/X11/xdm 776 tty1 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty 38400 tty1 Which of the following should be investigated? A. The getty program should not run with 38400 baud. One of the hard drivs has crashed Answer: C Question: 44 The administrator needs to set permissions on the /tmp directory as follows: drwxrwxrwt 9 root root 4096 Jun 13 09:42 tmp Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A. B. The httpd program is not normally in /usr/. The xfs process should not be run in daemon modes. The /root file system is full. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Answer: B Explanation: /usr/. chmod 0777 /tmp B. Question: 42 The administrator suspects the system has been compromised and runs the ps command: 615 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd 624 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/bin/X11/xfs -daemon 707 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/cron 709 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/. lpr --list-jobs -h printhost Answer: A Explanation: lpstat [ -E ] [ -h server ] [ -l ] [ -W which-jobs ] [ -a [ destination(s) ] ] [ -c [ class(es) ] [ -d ] [ -o [ destination(s) ] ] [ -p [ printer(s) ] ] [ -r ] [ -R ] [ -s ] [ -t ] [ -u [ user(s) ] ] [ -v [ printer(s) ] ] -h server Specifies the CUPS server to communicate with. chmod 4777 /tmp Answer: B Page 12 of 217 .sbin.sbin is a hidden catalog. The system is extremely slow B. Some commands behave abnormally D. Question: 43 A system is very likely compromised if which of the following has occurred? A. C. C. chmod 1777 /tmp C. chmod 2777 /tmp D. The cron process should have a lower PID (Process ID).

C. those mentioned in /proc/partitions (if that exists) are used. ls /dev/disks/* D. showdrives C. + B. If no devices are given. ufs C. IEEE-1394 Answer: C Explanation: 30 meters device to device (copper). Differential SCSI B. Fibre Channel D. ! D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 1000 . Question: 49 Page 13 of 217 . fdisk -l B. Single-Ended SCSI C.Turn on sticky bit. Question: 45 Six Linux servers share a tape library in a different room located 80 meters away. / Answer: C Question: 47 On a dual-boot system. Which of the following technologies would allow these server to connect directly to the tape library? A. reiserfs Answer: C Question: 48 Which of the following commands could be used to display all recognized drives and all existing partitions? A. vfat D. which of the following file systems would be accessible from both Windows and Linux operating system? A. xfs B. cat /proc/disks Answer: A Explanation: -l List the partition tables for the specified devices and then exit. 10 kilometers device to device (optical) Question: 46 Which of the following symbols is added to the beginning of the password field in the /etc/passwd file so that the user cannot log in? A.

4 D. bzip2 tarball D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If a system uses ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface).conf C. Update the named. Update the in-addr. B. jar archieve B. C.conf file D. B. /etc/modules. Update the root. 5 C. Answer: A Question: 51 To which of the following IRQ settings does ttyS1 default on a Linux server? A. Reinstall Linux from the original install drive and apply all patches. Page 14 of 217 . Update the resolve. which of the following files would be edited to map the power button to the desired command? A.hints file. gzip archieve C. 12 Answer: A Question: 52 When executed. Which of the following should be done to repair the file system? A. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fsck.conf B. Answer: B Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. /etc/acpi. but hard drive diagnostics indicate that the drive is working properly. 3 B. D. /etc/acpi/powerbutton Answer: C Question: 50 The DNS administrator learns that the IP address of one of the Internet root name servers has been changed. Use the custom tool provided by the hard drive manufacturer.root file C. even in single-user mode. /etc/acpi/events/power D. Which is the next course of action? A. lha tarball Answer: C Question: 53 A Linux system will not boot. what type of installation file is created by the following command? tar cvvjf filename file4 file2 file12 A. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fdisk.arpa file.

sshd -l user 192. Intrusion detection. SMB probes.100 D.100? A.168. as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. ssh -l user 192. How can this be fixed? A. and malware detection C. Question: 57 The primary usages of the Snort application include which of the following? A. verify the lilo. and run lilo. and much more.conf. Which of the following would accomplish the goal? A.168. bash -limited Answer: B Question: 56 Which of the following commands should be used to allow SSH (Secure Shell) to connect to a server with IP address 192.conf file and run "fdisk /mbr" D. capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. and packet logging Answer: D Explanation: Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system. Answer: D Question: 55 The company hires a temporary employee and wants to provide limited access to its production server. virus detection. Intrusion detection.conf file and run "fixboot --mbr -t lilo". content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass.0. Boot using a rescue disk. Boot using the Linux distribution installation CD and run fsck on the /boot partition. exec bash D.168. and network scanning D.100 B.100 Answer: B Explanation: ssh . stealth port scans. verify the lilo.0.168.OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program) -l login_name Specifies the user to log in as on the remote machine -6 Forces ssh to use IPv6 addresses only. OS fingerprinting attempts. Boot using a live CD distribution and run chroot. password cracking. such as buffer overflows. verify the lilo. ssh -6 -l user 192. B. Intrusion detection.100 C. CGI attacks. vulnerability assessment. packet sniffing. Boot using a rescue disk. and network mapping.168.0. sshd -6192.0. rbash B.0. Snort has a real-time alerting Page 15 of 217 . It can perform protocol analysis. B. bash -r C. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 54 The MBR (master boot record) created from lilo on a system is corrupt. Intrusion detection.

B. a packet logger (useful for network traffic debugging.168. Adds an alias for 192. or as a full blown network intrusion detection system. C.168. w B. C.0. who C. or WinPopup messages to Windows clients using Samba's smbclient. last D. Sets eth0 to listen for all addresses. Set permanent permissions on the directory by running 'mkdir g+s /home/ourgroup'.0 up Which of the following will this command accomplish? A. D. Set the sticky bit using 'chmod 2770 /home/ourgroup'.168.255. a UNIX socket.168. httpd -d /home/user/html B.120 B. Snort has three primary uses.120 Answer: A Question: 60 How can the Apache working directory be set to /home/user/html from the commans line? A. Set the SGID bit using 'chmod g+s /home/ourgroup'. Which of the following actions will accomplish this? A. httpd --directory /home/user/html Answer: A Explanation: httpd [ -X ] [ -R libexecdir ] [ -d serverroot ] [ -f config ] [ -C directive ] [ -c directive ] [ -D parameter ] Question: 61 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and logged out on a machine as well as their login times. D. the eth0 will be set to 192. Assign private permissions on the directory using 'chown g+s /home/ourgroup'.0. At the next reboot. incorporating alerting mechanisms for syslog. log --list Page 16 of 217 . It can be used as a straight packet sniffer like tcpdump.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 capability as well. httpd -r /home/user/html C.120 on eth0. Sets eth0 to 192.120 netmask 255. Answer: A Question: 59 The following command is about to be executed: Ifconfig eth0192. a user specified file. httpd --root /home/user/html D.0.0. etc). Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. Question: 58 Files created in the /home/ourgroup directory need to automatically have group ownership that is identical to the directory itself.255.

Which of the following commands could do this? A. The /etc/passwd file is unchanged. B. guest ok = yes B. /etc/passwd is renamed to /etc/shadow and a new soft link is created. writeable = yes C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Explanation: Shows login information about users.0Answer: D Explanation: cdrecord [ general options ] dev=device [ track options ] track1..trackn Question: 63 Review the following Samba configuration file entry: [global] workgroup = NT-FAKERS netbios name = DUDE security = share browseable = yes [public] guest ok = yes writeable = yes security = share browseable = yes path = /export/public Which of the following lines allows the user to access the public share on this server without authentication? A. Page 17 of 217 . hosts.0. mkisofs /tmp/tocd | cdrecord dev=0. security = share D. mkisofs -o /dev/cd /temp/tocd C. C.. The system will give an error message. Question: 62 A user wants to copy files in the directory /tmp/tocd to the first recordable CD-ROM (CDRW) device. which of the following occur? A. dd if=/tmp/tocd of=/dev/write D. cdrecord -R /tmp/tocd B. browseable = yes Answer: A Explanation: The guest ok parameter means access will be permitted as the default guest user Question: 64 If the /etc/shadow file does not exist when pwconv is run. and terminals. Entries in the /etc/passwd file are added to a new /etc/shadow file.

1755 C. 0222 Answer: A Question: 67 The network card in the server is on the Linux distributor's HCL (Hardware Compatibility List). The drivers may be downloaded in source code form only. The manufacturer's installation kit C. Password attributes in /etc/passwd are moved to a corresponding entry in a new /etc/shadow file.password=windowspassword Answer: B Question: 66 Which of the following are the default permission of /tmp? A.password=windowspassword 0 0 D. servername:sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername. //servername/sharename /mountdirectory sambafs username=windowsusername. XFree86.conf D. 1777 B.password=windowspassword 0 0 C. this command will create /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd. The manufacturer's development library D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. If the /etc/shadow file does not exist. Answer: D Explanation: The pwconv command creates and updates /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd. Password attributes (for example. XF86. 0755 D. The Linux kernel sources for the installed kernel Answer: D Question: 68 Which of the following files holds the XFree86 configuration by default? A. Which of the following is needed to make these drivers work? A. Question: 65 Which of the following fstab entries will mount a Samba share at boot time? A. but no binary drivers are provided.conf B. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=windowsusername. password and aging information) that exist in an /etc/passwd entry will be moved to the corresponding entry in /etc/shadow. The distributor's source code B. XFree86Config Page 18 of 217 . //servername/sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername.password=windowspassword 0 0 B. XF86Config C.

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) Answer: C Question: 71 Which of the following commands can be used to verify that an NIS client is reading authentication information from the NIS server? A. D. suspicious behavior is noted. MySQL D. /etc/defaults/date Answer: B Question: 73 The pwconv command does the following? Page 19 of 217 . ypcat passwd Answer: D Question: 72 Which of the following files sets the default time zone used by the date command? A. nispasswd D. Download the MD5 hash file from the original FTP site and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. Download the MD5 hash file from the original software developer's website and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. How can it be verified that the package has not been altered? A. Which of the following server packages would MOST likely be installed? A. /etc/timezone B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 69 A system administrator has recently downloaded a network analysis toll from a FTP repository. C. yppasswd C. B. KDE B. After installation of the tool. Answer: D Question: 70 A mid-sized technology firm wants a dedicated machine to analyze data from previous client projects. /etc/localtime C. /etc/default_time D. Boot the system from a live CD distribution and run the fsck tool on the partition where the package is installed. PHP C. Uninstall the application and re-install it while in single user mode and carefully watch the install logs for suspicious activity. ypwhich B.

POP3 Answer: B Question: 76 Which Apache configuration file controls the mapping of SSL certificates? A. moves the encrypted passwords into it. Answer: C Question: 74 When a user begins to use a shell. moves the encrypted passwords into it. . D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.conf C. It removes the /etc/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file. DNS B. Man B. grep -r root .-uid 0 B. SMB C. D.conf D. It removes the /usr/lib/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. B. access. grep -u root . C. find . httpd. find . srm. Manual Answer: B Question: 75 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 139? A. the only information showing is the prompt. Locate D. C. It creates the /etc/shadow file. Help C. Which of the following can be used to determine which commands are available? A.htaccess B.conf Answer: C Question: 77 Which of the following commands will recursively search through all subdirectories from the current directory for files owned by the root user? A. It creates the /usr/lib/shadow file. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file. FTP D.-uname root Answer: A Question: 78 Page 20 of 217 .

:30s/test/TEST/g D.html Question: 81 ` backup? A. However. :s/test/TEST/g B. Once the correct codec is received. you can override vi's default of operating only on the current line by preceding them with a range of line numbers. In the program's source directory. Full B. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. setenv PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin C. :1. Page 21 of 217 . setpath PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/program1/bin B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What command should be run in order to add /usr/local/program1/bin to the path and make it active in the current shell? A. then compiled into it. Partial D. Answer: C Question: 80 How can a Linux user use vi to edit the first 30 lines of a 60-line file and replace all occurrences of 'test' to 'TEST'? A. export PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin D. In the user's home directory B.t-a-y-l-o-r.30s/test/TEST/g Answer: D Explanation: Any command that begins with a ":" is called a line mode command and performs its duty on the line the cursor is currently on. Which of the following is considered the BEST practice method to do this? A. where should it be placed? A. :/s/test/TEST/g C. As an accessible device in /dev C. For example. if we wanted to replace guy with gal on lines 32 through 56 we would type :32.com/VBsr. In the application's specific codec directory D. Incremental Answer: D Question: 82 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. Modular C. PATH=PATH$:/usr/local/program1/bin Answer: C Question: 79 An error was returned stating that the proper MPEG-2 codec could not be found.56s/guy/gal/gTaken from http://unix.

Reinstall the operating system.X11 6 .Full multiuser mode 4 . 6 Answer: B Explanation: Default runlevel. Specify the administrator's workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward.Multiuser. 3 C. Question: 83 Which of the following is contained in the init. D. D. C. Question: 85 Which of the following runlevels is generally used to ensure the Linux server will boot into full multi-user mode without starting X Windows? A. if you do not have networking) 3 . C. Answer: D Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. Service startup scripts D. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. Access control lists C. Infrared remote control configuration files Answer: C Question: 84 After a power outage. without NFS (The same as 3. Create a new server called 'loghost'.unused 5 . a Linux machine reboots but fails to mount all of its file systems. Run fsck on each file system and try to mount again. Edit /etc/fstab and correct any problems identified. Modify the syslog. Answer: B Explanation: The answer is to have a special server set up to centrally receive all log files from the different boxes in the network.reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this) Page 22 of 217 . The file systems are unable to be mounted manually. New user templates B. 5 D.halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this) 1 . Reboot to runlevel 6. 0 B. The runlevels used by RHS are: 0 .Single user mode 2 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.d directory? A. Run logcp at each server.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'. Which of the following should be done first? A. B.

dhcpd Answer: D Question: 89 An administrator need to synchronize a workstation's system time with a network server. hosts. Routed D. Use a higher serial number in the DNS zone file. Question: 87 LPR access for specific hosts can be configured in which of the following files? A. password files.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 86 How can an administrator prevent /etc/hosts from overriding DNS resolution? A. find / -mtime 2 C. NNTP (Network News Transport Protocol) Answer: C Question: 90 Which of the following commands will locate files that have been modified in the past two days? A. utime C.allow C. Time B. and group files. printcap B. kerneld B. Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A.conf file is used to configure which services are to be used to determine information such as hostnames.equiv D. Move the NIS entry beneath the DNS entries in /etc/resolv. Change the order in which DNS and hosts are used by editing /etc/nsswitch. Use a firewall to close the port used by "hosts". hosts.conf Answer: D Explanation: The /etc/nsswitch. Named C.allow Answer: C Question: 88 Users being reporting 'Unable to obtain IP address' error messages. whereis -time 2 D. grep / -ctime 2 Page 23 of 217 . Which of the following services will allow the workstation to automatically set the time? A. locate -t2 B. C. NTP (Network Tim Protocol) D.conf D. B. lpd.

o-r filename C. chmod 710 filename D.g+w-r.. 192.192 Answer: D Question: 93 Which of the following command lines can be used to show a map of the current process hierarchy.255 C. Question: 94 Shadow passwords are disabled on a Linux server.5. chown 720 filename Answer: B Question: 92 The administrator must change the IP address of the server to 192.. 255.168. Which of the following is the correct representation of the subnet mask? A. chmod u+x.0 D.255. chmod u+x.g-w. Question: 91 A superuser wants to transform the following permission set from -rw-r--r-.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:40 filename Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A.168. ps --map -u D. -u Show uid transitions. Which of the following appears after a user's name in the /etc/passwd file when a user account is disabled? Page 24 of 217 .5.4/26. including information about userid transition points? A. 192. Whenever the uid of a process differs from the uid of its parent.255. psgraph -u C. top --map -u Answer: A Explanation: pstree shows running processes as a tree.o-r filename B. pstree -u B.255.] [expression] -mtime n File's data was last modified n*24 hours ago. 255.5.255. the new uid is shown in parentheses after the process name.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Explanation: find [path.0 B.168.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:30 filename To -rwx-w---.

name1 | name2 < name3 Page 25 of 217 . Which of the following commands will fix the problem? A.20. will no longer boot.o /boot/initrd-2. Only root and file owner C.4. X ? & * Answer: D Question: 95 When a user runs s l the following output is displayed: drwxrwxrwt 3 john1 users2 4096 Aug 06 13:42 research Who has permission to delete files in this directory? A.rpm.20. The driver is also available in the modules directory on the server's hard drive. cat "alias scsi_hostcontroller acme.20 D. bunzip2 package.conf Answer: C Question: 97 A user receives a file named package. then redirect the output to the program 'name3'.bz2 B.4. Only root and group owner D. mkinitrd -f --with=acme. and group owner Answer: B Question: 96 An Acme SCSI controller was installed on the server to support the boot drive. C. Which of the following shell commands will do this? A.4.bz2 D.bz2 Answer: B Question: 98 A user wants the script 'name1' to process the contents of the file 'name2'.20 C.4.o">>/etc/modules. D.o -v /boot/initrd-2. name1 < name2 | name3 C.4.bz2. file owner. Which of the following commands will uncompress the file for use? A.o B.20. lilo append=acme. bzip2 --uncompress package. name1 > name2 | name3 D.bz2 C. modprobe -p acme. The system. name1 | name2 > name3 B.gz 2.gz 2. bzip -d package. B. All users B. bunzip package.rpm. Only root. the Acme driver (acme.rpm.rpm.rpm. After booting from the recovery CD-ROM. which runs LILO and uses kernel 2.o) is manually loaded and works.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.

The kill command is used to end a process. Use the lpq command to remove the job B. This is not a 'mounted' file system. but not to delete print jobs. Smith. The swap partition is configured during setup. Question: 100 A Linux user has sent a report to the printer queue. Use the lprm command to remove the report D. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The lprm command can be used to remove one or more print jobs from the print queue. 465. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 557. A user can delete any print jobs that belong to the user. D. It cannot be used to delete individual print jobs. ext2 B. You can mount an ext2 file system using the 'mount -t ext2' command. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. You can mount an iso9660 file system using the 'mount -t iso9660' command (iso9660 is used for CD-ROM drives). Prints a file. The lpq command is used to view the print queue. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 39. Ask the superuser to remove the report from the queue because users cannot do this. and can be extended using the 'swapon' command. Answer: C. Which of the following should be done? A. You can mount an VFAT file system using the 'mount -t vfat' command. B. swap D. B. Question: 101 What does the lpq command do? A. Use the kill command to remove the report C. Reference: Roderick W. iso9660 Answer: C Explanation: The Swap file system is used as virtual memory. Incorrect Answers: A. He now wants to remove the report from the printer queue. The print queue and job Ids can be viewed with the lpq command. D. vfat C. Page 26 of 217 . but then realizes he needs to make corrections to the report. The command is issued with the job ID to delete a print job.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 99 Which of the following file systems CANNOT be mounted by using the mount command? A.

Page 27 of 217 . Edit the /etc/inittab file to load without NIS. Incorrect Answers: A. Tobler. Explanation: The lpq command is used to display the status of the print queue. Use the brute-force password sniffer. B. you would still need the local root password. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 556. B. Use the creategroup command. The equivalent is the 'Root' group. Answer: D. The lprm command is used to remove a print job. Which of the following should be done to accomplish this? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. B. Answer: B. There is no 'Administrator' group in Linux. D. Answer: D. You would still need to be logged in to change the password. not the lpq command. you can boot init into the shell and change the password using the following commands: boot: Linux init=/bin/sh bash# mount -o remount / -rw bash# passwd root Reference: Michael J. Smith. D. Question: 103 The system administrator needs to create two new groups. Use the passwd command from the administrator group. C. C. Enter the group data in the /etc/group. B. New Riders. The /etc/printcap file can be used to set up a printer. Sets up a printer on the system. Use the newgrp command. 'develop' and 'admin'. If you bypassed NIS.conf file. The lpr command is used to print. Explanation: If you forget the root password. Shows status of the print queue. Inside Linux: Page 466. C. D. not the lpq command. C. C. The information displayed includes the print job IDs and owners. Incorrect Answers: A. A sniffer can only be used to capture a password traveling over the network. Removes a print job. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 102 A system administrator who has forgotten his root password on a server can do which of the following to change the root password? A. Reboot the system in runlevel 1 and use "init=/bin/sh" as a boot option. Use the groupadd command. not the lpq command.

Smith.conf file. There is no group. Smith. The syntax is incorrect. Explanation: The syntax of the chown command is 'chown <new owner> <directory/file>'. chown -R /tmp/data/user1 user2 C. All data and passwords are encrypted over the connection. D. tftp D. D. The new owner is entered twice. The new owner should be entered before the directory/file name. Incorrect answers: A. Page 28 of 217 . It cannot be used to create a group. chown user2 /tmp/data/user1 user2 Answer: C. Which of the following network utilities should be used? A. Creategroup is a non-existent command. Reference: Mark Minasi. Sybex. chown /tmp/data/user2 user 1 B. Reference: Roderick W. The newgrp command is used to change a user accounts group membership. It is mandatory that encrypted passwords be used. Explanation: SSH (Secure Shell) provides a secure connection between an SSH server and an SSH host. B. chown -R user2 /tmp/data/user1 D. ssh B. The -R option makes the command recursive meaning that the ownership will be changed on the entire contents of the directory. Question: 105 A user needs to securely connect to a server. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 368. telnet Answer: A. It should only be entered once. Question: 104 How would an administrator change the ownership of the directory /tmp/data/user1 from the account 'user1' to the account 'user2'? A. Linux for Windows NT/2000 Administrators: page 212. rsh C. Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 270. Reference: Roderick W. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The groupadd command is used to create new groups.

It doesn't contain any machine specific data./etc/init. RSH should be disabled on servers. The /etc/hwinfo. It is not used to securely connect to a server. TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files over a network. /etc/default Answer: B. /etc/skel C. The /dev/hwinfo. C. The /usr/src/linux/devices directory Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. C. /etc/start D. There is no hwinfo. Question: 106 Which of the following commands should be run after editing the /etc/aliases file in order for sendmail to recognize any changes to that file? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect answers: B.killall -HUP sendmail D .conf file C. There is no hwinfo.conf file D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 476. Telnet sends passwords in plain text. The /usr directory contains Linux documentation and program files. the default settings are copied from which of the following? A. D. the command 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' will display information about the CPU.conf file.makemap newaliases C . RSH (Remote Shell) is very insecure.d/aliasd restart Answer: A Question: 107 A system is going to have its memory and CPU upgraded. Explanation: Page 29 of 217 . Question: 108 When a new user account is created.newaliases B . This information will be created in Linux in which of the following? A. Smith. For example. D. /usr/skel B. It's a virtual file system created by Linux to provide information about hardware devices. Explanation: The /proc directory isn't actually a directory.conf file. Incorrect Answers: B. The /proc directory B. It allows a user on one system to run programs on another system without authentication.

will remove all files from the /tmp directory by prompting the user for the root password? A. although 'compare' can be used as an option for the 'tar' utility. su "rm 'rf /tmp*" D. Reference: http://www.co. C.html Page 30 of 217 . when issued from a non-root user. rm -rf /tmp/* -su C. Reference: http://www.htm Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W.e. Question: 110 What command.demon. the default configuration files are copied from the /etc/skel directory. compare D. comp B. D. C. make the command recursive and forceful (i. then Linux assumes that you want to change to the root user account. su -c "rm -rf /tmp*" Answer: D Explanation: The su command is used to switch to another user account. D.numenor. There is no compare command. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. If no username is specified with the su command. The rm command is used to remove the files.com/linux/cmd/s/su. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files.uk/ccfaq/common.oreillynet. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. The -rf option. diff C. There is no filediff command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 260. filediff Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When a new user account is created. it won't ask you to confirm the file deletion). cirtmp B. There is no comp command. The -c option tells Linux to run a command in the context of the root account. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. Explanation: The diff command is used to display line by line differences between pairs of text files. Question: 109 Which if the following commands can be used to compare two text files to find out how they are different? A.

25G C. :25 B. tar -cvf /home/httpd /dev/st0 C. Reference: http://vimdoc. Smith. You must use the "G" command to go to a specific line. The "G" is case sensitive and follows the line number. Which if the following commands would best accomplish this? A. Question: 111 Which of the following commands can be used to go to the 25th line of a file in vi? A. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The mkdir command is used to create new directories. The ls command is used to list the contents of a directory. You must use su to switch user before the remove command. The rm command is used to remove a file or directory. Explanation: The way to go to a specific line in Vi is to use the "G" command. C. ls C. C. B. g25 Answer: B.pl?page=usr_03. mv D. The "G" must follow the line number. There is no cirtmp command. D. The mv command is used to move or rename a file or directory. tar -cvf /home/httpd/ webbackup. rm B. Question: 112 Which of the following commands can be used to create new directories? A. Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. tar -cvf www. "25G" puts you on line 25. You must use the -c option with su if you want it to run a command after switching user.net/cgi-bin/vim2html2. Question: 113 A customer wants to backup her entire Website into a file.tar Page 31 of 217 . G25 D.txt#03.sourceforge. For example. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 523. this command positions you at the given line number. With a count. mkdir Answer: D.5 Incorrect Answers: A. B.tar /home/httpd/ B. C.

To indicate that Smith is a superuser. C. Explanation: When a file is created. The source files and destination file are in the wrong order. Answer: A. D. To indicate that Smith's home directory is shared by other members of his group. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 258. To force Smith to change his password at his next login. the creator of the file is the owner of the file and the group is the owners primary group. Smith. fmask D. However. However. createMask Answer: B. You must specify a filename when using the tar command. Explanation: The syntax of the tar command is 'tar <options> <filename> <files to add>'. For example. Page 32 of 217 . The -cvf options mean compressed. Incorrect Answers: A. you must use the '--file' option. the file has a default set of permissions. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 114 Which of the following commands is used to set default file permissions for any newly created file? A. umask C. To deactivate Smith's account. mask B. C. This command is trying to backup the files to a tape drive. verbose and forceful. D.tar. Createmask is a non-existent command. tar -cvf /dev/st0/web. Incorrect Answers: B. Fmask is a non-existent command. Smith. these default settings are known as the user mask can be changed with the umask command.tar /home/httpd/ Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194/5. B. The mask command is used when configuring the IP address of a Linux computer. the contents of the /home/httpd directory (the default location for a website) are backed up to a file named www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. In this question. Question: 115 The following is an extract in a password file: Smith: * : 1133 : 334 : John Smith: /usr/people/jsmith: /bin/tcsh What is the purpose of the "*" IN Smith's password field? A. when using 'tar' to backup to a tape drive.

The "*" is in the password field and so does not indicate that the account is a superuser. you must specify a password with the passwd command. DNS (Domain Name System) is used to resolve host names to IP addresses. D. It would not be useful in this case. Question: 116 A Linux system is planned to have both an Ethernet card and a modem. Tobler. D. The "*" is in the password field and so is not related to the users' home directory. On each of these networks the IP addresses are dynamically assigned. dhcpd Answer: C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 628. XFree86 D. Incorrect Answers: B. Smith. Page 33 of 217 . nntpd B. A router is used to route traffic between networks. A. Which if the following services should be considered for installation? A. Pump C. Reference: Michael J. C. Explanation: The pump command is used to verify that the computer is receiving DHCP information from the DHCP servers. Squid C. netmask and DHCP server address. DNS B. SNMP D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: When you create a user account with the adduser command. It would not be useful in this case. Reference: Roderick W. It's output included the IP address. You can disable an account by placing a "*" in the password field of the password file. SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used for the monitoring of hardware devices. Inside Linux: Page 397. It would not be useful in this case. To enable the account. Explanation: XFree86 provides a graphic user interface and is installed by default when a workstation installation is selected. The password field in the password file contains a "*". the account doesn't have a password. New Riders. Router Answer: B. Question: 117 Which if the following services is installed when a "workstation" installation is selected? A. C. Incorrect Answers. The user will not be able to log in when the password field contains a "*" because the account is disabled.

B. D. D. not the /boot directory. Smith. When using the Shadow Password Suite. not the /usr/sbin directory. Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 212. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 117-118. Where will LILO be installed? A. Incorrect Answers: A. NNTPd is the Network News Transfer Protocol daemon. B. Question: 118 Linux will be installed on a new system. C. Explanation: If you are not using the Shadow Password Suite. This file can be read by anyone. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. the passwords are moved to another file. C. Smith. D. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. It improves the encryption for all passwords in the /etc/passwd file. It moves the passwords to a separate file and will also encrypt the password file. B. which can only be read by the root user. Reference: Roderick W. DHCPd is the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol daemon. Question: 119 Why is the Shadow Password Suite important? A. B. D. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. Page 34 of 217 . LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. Squid is a proxy server application. In the master boot record. the users' passwords are stored in the /etc/passwd file. D. Answer: C. In the /root directory. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 22. It provides a second level of encryption for the /etc/passwd file. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. B. Answer: C. It moves the passwords to a separate file that has more restrictive permissions. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. not the /root directory. In the /usr/sbin directory. In the /boot directory. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. The Shadow Password Suite does not encrypt the password file. Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) is installed by default in the Master Boot Record (MBR). This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. Incorrect Answers A.

Which if the following is necessary to finish the installation? A.org. Linux requires just one partition to install and boot. Question: 122 The Ethernet card fails on a Linux machine without modular support. C. Route restart is not the correct command to restart the network services. which is known as the / partition.org D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 120 Which if the following is the only required partition when Linux is installed? A. Netstat is not the correct command to restart the network services. iftonfig lo B .d/init. Question: 121 A DHCP server has been added to the network. Smith. not a /var partition. Linux requires a root (/) partition. / B. Linux requires a root (/) partition. not a /boot partition. Ifconfig is not the correct command to restart the network services. ping comptia.linuxheadquarters. the operating system does not recognize the new card./bin/netstat-R.com/howto/networking/networkconfig. and is replaced by one from a different manufacturer. Reference: Roderick W. ping comptia. ifconfig eth0 Answer: D Explanation: After configuring DHCP you need to restart the network services with the etc/rc. not a /etc partition. Page 35 of 217 . /var C.d/network restart command. This is the root partition. /etc D. Reference: http://www.d/network restart.org C . Change the network routing table. Explanation: At a bare minimum. The local system has been reconfigured to connect using DHCP. /boot Answer: A. Linux requires a root (/) partition. B. Incorrect Answers: B. C./etc/init. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 37.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. You can verify that that your computer has received the DHCP settings by pinging and internet address such as comptia. When the system restarts./usr/bin/network restart. D./sbin/route restart. The new card is verified as Linux compatible. How could an administrator restart the network services and test that the interface and the DHCP server are functioning properly? A .

4.tar.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Question: 123 A client has downloaded the latest Linux kernel source and wants to compile and install it on a home machine. The tar command invokes the tar program. Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194-195. Explanation: The . Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A.3. gzip -c linux-2.4. The downloaded file is named "linux-2. The 'v' option means verbose mode and the 'f' option means to force the operation with any conformation messages. What command should be issued first? A. The old driver is integrated into the kernel and needs to be removed. D. tar cvf linux-2. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option. gzip -q linux-2. The routing table is unrelated to the physical network card or its drivers.gz B. C. D.4.3. If you replace the network card with one from a different vendor.4.gz.tar Answer: B.3. Recompile the kernel with support for the new device.4. The first thing to do is to extract the files using the same programs.4.3.3. You need the 'z' option to invoke gzip. Smith. The 'x' option means extract.gz extension indicates that the file has been tarred and compressed (zipped) using the tar and gzip programs.tar D. Answer: B. D. Smith. Download a new driver and add it to the /dev directory.tar. top B. Question: 124 An administrator has installed a DHCP daemon.tar. You need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver. Reference: Roderick W. C.gz C. Edit the Ethernet configuration file to point to the new device. tar xvf linux-2.tar.3.gz. tar xvf linux-2. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 211. The 'z' option means use gzip to uncompress the files.tar. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option.tar. dhcpd -restart C. ps aux | grep dhcpd D.4. rpm -check dhcpd Page 36 of 217 . Which if the following should be run to see if the process is running? A.3. C. tar xzvf linux-2. Explanation: A network card without modular support will have its drivers integrated into the kernel. you'll need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver.gz".

It will not verify the process is running. B. Grep is a search utility. Explanation: Page 37 of 217 .unixgeeks. to enter the directory. However. B.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. The DHCP daemon doesn't use much CPU time and is therefore unlikely to be displayed using the top command. D. as needed. ext2 C. The write permission will allow to create files in the directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. Reference: http://www. Execute and read Answer: D. HPFS B. C. The pipe (|) passes the output to the grep utility. Grep dhcpd will search for dhcpd in the output from the ps aux command. the customer asked for the ability to expand the partition size. The top command displays the running processes that are using the most CPU time. Reference: http://www. The dhcpd -restart command will restart the DHCP daemon. ReiserFS Answer: B. you need the execute permission. The execute permission will not allow you to list the contents of the directory. Question: 126 While a technician was installing Linux on a customer's server. Which of the following would best provide this ability? A. Question: 125 What minimum permission must a directory have for a user to both enter the directory and list its contents? A. FAT32 D.html#ps Incorrect Answers: A. Write and read D. The rpm command cannot be used to verify that a process is running. The read only permission will not allow you to enter the directory.org/security/newbie/unix/man9/misc3.com/articles/cards/permissions. Explanation: You can list the contents of a directory with the read permission. Read only B. This is not the minimum required permission to enter a directory and list its contents. Explanation: The ps aux command displays all the running processes. Execute only C.firstlinux.

Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Chapter 1. D. Explanation: The first thing to do before installing any operating system is to ensure that the system hardware is compatible with the operating system. Squid and ipchains Answer: A. Question: 128 Which if the following should be done before installing Linux on a home computer? A. Answer: C. Linux will run on systems with less than 64 MB or RAM (memory). Explanation: The Linux web server software is called Apache and the Linux DNS software is called BIND. Incorrect Answers: A. Upgrade the computer's memory to at least 64 MB. D. IPChains is a firewall program. Incorrect Answers: A. D. It is not necessary to create them before the installation. Apache and Squid C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 56. ipchains and BIND D. C. Smith. B. 59. Incorrect Answers: B. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the ReiserFS file system. Squid is a proxy server program and IPChains is a firewall program. Create ext2 and swap partitions on the hard drive. Apache and BIND B. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. The partitions can be created during the installation. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the HPFS file system. Squid is a proxy server program.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 There are more Linux utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with a different file system. B. C. Question: 127 What services would need to be installed to build a combination Web server and Domain Name Server (DNS)? A. Reference: Roderick W. Verify the hardware on the Linux hardware compatibility list. C. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 542. Defragment the drive using the computer's current operating system. Page 38 of 217 . There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the FAT32 file system.

Web server software is needed to enable employees to access office information through their web browsers. Squid B. Squid C. MySQL is a Linux database program. BIND is the Linux DNS software. ipchains Answer: B.squid-cache. It does not provide web proxy services. Question: 131 A user wants to set up his parallel port printer on the workstation's first parallel port. Question: 129 Which of the following services would need to be installed and configured in order to provide proxy and caching services to a Linux network? A. Sendmail Answer: C. /dev/lpa Page 39 of 217 .org/ Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. C. Sendmail is a Linux email server program. BIND D. Which of the following Linux services should be used? A. Apache D. NFS B. Reference: http://www. Question: 130 A customer wants internal office information to be accessible by employees through a Web browser. B.apache. D. Explanation: Squid is a full featured web proxy program running on Linux or Unix. It does not provide web proxy services. NFS is the Linux Network File System used for sharing files over a network. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software. /dev/lp0 B. IPChains is the Linux Firewall software.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. MySQL C. D. It does not provide web server services. It does not provide web server services. Squid is the Linux web proxy software. It does not provide web proxy services. Reference: http://www. What device identifier needs to be used during configuration? A. The hard drive will be partitions and formatted during the installation and therefore will not need defragmenting. It does not provide web server services.

The first parallel port number is zero. The first parallel port number is zero. Answer: C. Document and log standards and changes to the systems. Smith. Update packages and kernels as updates are released. LILO needs to be run only after editing the lilo. run "fdisk /mbr" D. Lp1 signifies the second parallel port. you can instruct LILO to recreate the linux boot loader in the master boot record. Tty signifies a modem. edit lilo. C. How could the Linux record be restored? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218. /dev/tty0 Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 548/9. it does not write a Linux boot loader into the master boot record. Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) consists of a program that converts the lilo. edit fstab B. Install all packages from the same source type.conf file. Incorrect Answers: B. Question: 133 Which of the following actions will provide the greatest benefit to system administration in a large organization? A. by editing the lilo. D. C. However. Reference: Roderick W. run "/sbin/lilo" Answer: B. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A.conf file. Parallel ports use lp followed by a numeric identifier. B. The first one being zero. Print out script source files.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. Question: 132 A user has overwritten the master boot record. Explanation: Hardware devices are identified in the /dev 'folder'. therefore the first parallel port would be listed as /dev/lp0.conf C. The fstab file instructs Linux which partitions to mount and where to mount them. D.conf file into an installed boot loader. It does not restore the master boot record. Explanation: Page 40 of 217 . Therefore. such as RPMs. D. Fdisk/mbr will write a new master boot record. Parallel ports use the 'lp' identifier followed by the number of the port. Reference: Roderick W. /dev/lp1 D. C. not a parallel port.

Reference: http://www. Explanation: You cannot run a command if you are in the same directory as the program. chmod o-x a./" means to go Page 41 of 217 .out Answer: A./". You must precede the command with "/" or ". Rockwell chipsets are not a requirement for modems running under Linux. Answer: C. /a. the modems are usually Winmodems.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 It is highly recommended that you document the systems and company standards. the modem does not respond. Which of the following is most likely the cause of the problem? A. B. C. su . Incorrect Answers: A. Linux has limited support for these modems. Question: 135 A system administrator is logged into a system as root. Most modems are Hayes compatible and therefore. the administrator does the following: root@linux> cd /usr/local/bin root@linux> a.out bash: a. B.out D.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Printing out scripts would not aid system administration. B. Package and kernel updates should be thoroughly tested before being installed. ".out C. After Linux was installed. Question: 134 A new computer came preconfigured with an internal PCI modem. Explanation: When computers are supplied with internal PCI modems. The modem is not Hayes compatible. Smith. Linux requires modems that use the Rockwell chipset. a. Packages can be installed from various source types as long as the installations are documented. Linux does have limited support for internal modems. you are running the program from the root directory. The installed kernel does not support Winmodems. Linux does not support internal modems. D.out: command not found What command should be issued to start the program? A.linmodems. D. When you precede the command with "/". D. this is an unlikely situation.out B.user. so the program would need to be in the path. When trying to run the command /usr/local/bin/a. chown root a.out. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438.

The chown command is used to change ownership of a file. as well as autoclean? A. in this question. ". It is not required here. Insmod can only insert a module. Modprobe -k is used to autoclean the modules. Modconfigurator Answer: C. Page 42 of 217 . Modprobe -a lists all the modules. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 432.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 back one level in the directory structure and run the command from there. ypconfig D. ypwhich B. Reference: Roderick W. lsmod B. D.client Answer: A.com/linux/cmd/y/ypwhich. Explanation: The modprobe -r command is used to remove modules. Smith. nis. The chmod command is used to modify the permissions on a file. Modprobe with no options loads a module. and add modules. The su command is used to run a command under a different account.oreillynet. modprobe D. D. insmod C. Smith. C. Explanation: The ypwhich command returns the hostname of the NIS server. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 137 Which command will verify that an NIS client is bound to an NIS server? A. For example. Question: 136 Which utility can remove. so changing accounts is unnecessary./" would go back to the /usr/local folder and run the command /bin/a. Ypconfig is not the correct command. This is unnecessary because you are running the command as root. C. Reference: http://www. Nisbind is not the correct command. nisbind C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 573.out. Lsmod can only list the modules. There is no modconfigurator command. list. Incorrect Answers: A. ypwhich displays the NIS server for the local machine. B. Incorrect Answers: B. The question states that you are already logged in as root.html Incorrect Answers: B. Without arguments.

not the /usr directory.html Incorrect Answers: A. The syslog.org B.org Page 43 of 217 . C.1-Manual/ref-guide/s1-configuration-config.conf is the wrong filename. Reference: Roderick W. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. Systemlog.conf Answer: A. Reference: http://www. D.168.conf file.conf is the wrong filename. Smith. Nis. Explanation: Most system logs are maintained by the system log daemon and the kernel log daemon. ftp.conf file.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.conf C.168. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd.168. apache. nslookup www. not the root. Question: 138 Which of the following files would modify the daemon which logs system activity? A. C.conf file.comptia.18 D.conf Answer: B.conf file is in the /etc directory. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software.comptia.conf C.conf file for its configuration.168. /etc/systemlog.root D.conf file for their configurations. not the httpd.html file.root file. telnet 168. /usr/etc/systemlog. root. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 292.conf D. not the apache.conf B. ping 168. /etc/syslog. /usr/syslog. Incorrect Answers: B.conf file. which of the following configuration files contains the DocumentRoot? A.redhat. These services rely on the /etc/syslog. Question: 139 In an Apache default installation. httpd.html B.client is not the correct command. Question: 140 How should an administrator test that Domain Name Services (DNS) are working correctly on a client workstation? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. Systemlog. The Document root parameter specifies the default location for the web pages.18 C. httpd. It uses the httpd.

B. Explanation: This entry in the fstab file allows any user to mount the CD-ROM (/dev/cdrom) in the /cd directory. B. D. The first '0' means that the CD-ROM shouldn't be backed up and the second '0' means that the CD-ROM file system shouldn't be checked for errors when the machine boots. not the mtab file.org" will return the IP address of www. Pinging an IP address will not test DNS. Smith. Ftp.comptia.allow will protect the server from intruders that attempt which if the following? A. Reference: Michael J. D. An "fstab" entry that lets any user mount the CD-ROM. C. B. The 'user' option allows any user account to mount the CD-ROM. Incorrect Answers: B. Attacks from machines using TCP. It is not a command that will test DNS. Inside Linux: Page 195. noauto 0 0 What is this entry? A.org is the FQDN for a machine called ftp in the comptia. Question: 142 Configuring hosts. Tobler. Reference: Roderick W.org if the DNS is correctly configured on the workstation and the DNS server is functioning correctly. D. The command "nslookup www. C. An "fstab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time. Incorrect Answers: A. Exploitation of ICMP security holes. Explanation: The nslookup utility is used to query a DNS server. Page 44 of 217 . Answer: A. Iso9660 is the file system for the CD-ROM.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D. The noauto option prevents the CD-ROM being mounted at boot time. Attacks from machines using IPX/SPX. An "mtab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time. New Riders. Noauto means that the CD-ROM won't be automatically mounted when the system boots. An "fstab" entry that allows only root to mount the CD-ROM. C. The line is from the fstab file.deny and hosts. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1. Telnetting an IP address will not test DNS. Exploitation of services that are started with TCP wrappers. Question: 141 Review the following entry: /dev/cdrom /cd iso9660 ro.org domain. C.comptia. user.comptia.

B. Reference: Roderick W. The user claims that the modem is not connecting properly.deny files. Mgetty is not used to test modems. mount D. not IPX/SPX.html Incorrect Answers: A. C. C.allow files and starts the server service if the requesting client has permission. Explanation: Inetd is a service that listens for network connection and starts a requested server service.allow and hosts. D. not TCP. PPPconfig is not used to test modems.deny and hosts. inetd hands the request to TCP Wrappers. route Answer: A. A web browser could be used to test Internet connectivity. used for testing PPP connections (Modems use PPP to connect to the Internet via an ISP).allow and hosts. When a server service is requested. Reference: http://www. Question: 144 Which of the following commands is used to associate a logical 32-bit or 128-bit IP address with a physical Ethernet device? A.deny files. masq C. Question: 143 A user has installed and configured an internal modem to connect the workstation to the Internet. A web browser Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D.oreilly. pppconfig D. mgetty B.com/catalog/debian/chapter/ch11_07. but it can't test the actual modem.allow and hosts. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. What diagnostic tool can be used to test the modem? A. TCP Wrappers then authenticates the request by using the hosts.deny files. Page 45 of 217 . Inetd can use a service called TCP Wrappers to start the server services. not ICMP. Incorrect Answers: A. arp B. Explanation: Minicom is a graphical utility that runs in a console. Smith. minicom C. Explanation: ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is used to map hardware addresses (sometimes referred to as MAC addresses) to IP addresses. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 363/4.

Smith. The mount command is used to mount a hardware device.oreillynet. sync B. lilo D.com/linux/cmd/a/arp. Uptime is a utility that displays the uptime of a system (the time a system has been running). Sync is used to ensure file system integrity when shutting down a machine. uptime Answer: B. Reference: Roderick W. C. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. D. Explanation: The grep command can search the contents of files for a specific string. It does not check the file system for errors. find B. Lilo is the Linux boot loader. Incorrect Answers: A. The fsck (File System Check) command will check the file system for errors. .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. Explanation: An unstable system could be caused by file system errors. with several services unresponsive. which of the following commands could be entered to help ensure the system restarts into a stable state? A. Incorrect Answers: Page 46 of 217 . Before rebooting. It does not check the file system for errors. Smith. C. grep C. fsck C. D. whereis Answer: B. search D. Question: 146 Which of the following commands searches the contents of files for a specific string? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 461. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 653. Question: 145 A Linux system seems to be unstable.html Incorrect Answers: B. The route command is used to add a static route to a routing table. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. Masq is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. Reference: Roderick W.

Go to /usr/local/apps/logfile to access specific information. Question: 148 A customer reports that his server will not allow users to retrieve their email through POP3 or connect to the server via telnet. Question: 147 A system is built for a new employee who needs a particular application for computing critical data. you should look for any error messages in the logs and go to the manufacturer's website to see if the problem is a known issue or if there is a patch (update) for the application. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 286. The application is installed and tested. Incorrect Answers: A. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. which of the following is the best course of action to take? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. Reference: Roderick W. It is more likely that the problem lies with the inetd service. pop3 D. C. B. Restarting the POP3 service may solve the POP3 problem. Check any error log generated by the application and the manufacturer's Website for known \ issues or patches. Explanation: POP3 and Telnet are two separate server services. D. D. snmp C. The application suddenly hangs. If the problem is caused by a known issue. Page 47 of 217 . C. The application may not generate an error log in this path. Reinstall the application and restart X. source code or manual pages for a specified command.log to read the error messages. What service needs to be restarted? A. Answer: D. Explanation: To troubleshoot a faulty application. Restarting the lmap service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. C. Restarting the inetd service should rectify the problem. Restarting the snmp service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. The find command is used to search for files that meet specified conditions (such as type). C. It is unlikely that the POP3 and Telnet services would both fail at the same time. The whereis command is used to locate the binary file. Smith. the problem will reoccur after reinstalling the application. B. B. After killing the process. lmap B. These services are controlled by the inetd service. but it won't affect the Telnet problem. Incorrect Answers: A. The search command does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. The application may not generate an error log in this path. Go to /etc/log/<name of application>. inetd Answer: D.

/var/log/messages /var/log/mail /var/log/wtmp B. C. This file would not be generated by Cron. D. /usr/local/install. Reference: http://www.log /etc/boot/messages C. Page 48 of 217 . He finds a file in his home directory that he has never seen before.log D. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. The file is not included in users' home directories in most distributions.log Answer: A. The file was generated by cron.log /usr/local/messages /tmp/boot. Explanation: The file is owned by the root user account and the root group account. /var/spool/logs/messages /var/spool/logs/dmesg /var/spool/log/install. B. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Explanation: Most system log files are stored in subdirectories of the /var/log directory. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 149 What are the full paths to the general log files that can be accessed to find out how a system is running? A.run Where did the file come from? A. These are the wrong paths to the system log files.html Incorrect Answers: A.log /var/log/install. C. The root account put the file there for his use. The file is included in most common distributions. Incorrect Answers: B. It has the following permissions: -r-sr-srwk 1 root root 531 Jan 19 02:15 shell. Answer: B. /etc/bootlog. Question: 150 A user notices some problems with his Linux system.net/pages/reads/linux/filepermissions. This file was created when the root account security was breached.wbglinks. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 293.

Reference: Roderick W. you would use the 'killall' command.statd 796 ? S 0:00 gpm -t ps/2 814 ? S 0:00 httpd-perl -f /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-perl. Restarting the httpd service should be the first step to resolving the problem. Use "/usr/sbin/httpd -r" to restart the Web server. Stop the Web server by using "killall http" and restart it using "/usr/sbin/httpd".misc 462 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /net yp /auto. The kill command is used to stop a single instance of a process. Question: 151 A customer calls the support desk and complains that her company's Web server is not responding to requests from Web clients. C. Page 49 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. A process list on the machine gives the following result: PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND 1 ? S 0:04 init 444 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /misc file /etc/auto. Examine the httpd module list in /etc/httpd/modules/httpd.conf 1721 pts/1 R 0:00 ps -x What is the best way to resolve this issue? A. D. B. It will not stop multiple instances of a process. To stop multiple instances of a process.pid 625 ? SW 0:00 [lockd] 636 ? SW 0:00 [rpciod] 646 ? S 0:00 rpc. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 519. There are multiple instances of the httpd service that need to be stopped before restarting the service.conf 955 ? S 0:00 httpd 956 ? S 0:00 httpd 957 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 1080 tty1 S 0:00 /sbin/mingetty tt /etc/httpd/conf/http-perl. Explanation: Server service (such as HTTPd) problems can usually be resolved by restarting the service. C. The output above shows that there are numerous instances of the httpd service. Stop the Web server by using "kill -9 <pid>" and run fsck to make sure the /home httpd partition is functioning properly. D. When asked about recent work done on the machine.net 526 ? S 0:00 syslogd ~m 0 579 ? S 0:00 crond 595 ? S 0:00 xinetd ~reuse ~pidfile /var/run/xinetd. A root account security breach would not generate this file.exp for incompatibilities. she responds that the server has not been reconfigured recently and normally performs without problems. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: B.

Question: 154 What does the command "rpm -Uvh package-update-3.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 152 A user executed a Pearl script that initiated a connection request to a server without ever completing the network connection. The version elm command is an invalid command.i386. Reference: Michael J. Spoofing B. B. Explanation: A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is where multiple connection requests are made to a server without completing the connection. Spoofing is sending data from a 'fake' network address. It will not identify the currently installed version. Buffer overflow D. Checking the log files for the rpm package will not identify the currently installed version of Elm. D. Run "version elm" D. What kind of attack was initiated? A. C. Check /var/log/rpm Answer: B. This loads the server which prevents it communicating on the network. This is not described in the question.5. New Riders. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. Run "man elm" B. Inside Linux: Page 385. Denial of Service Answer: D. Explanation: The rpm -q command will query a package for information. This is not described in the question. This was done multiple times until the server could no longer communicate on the network. A Trojan horse is a method used to gain entry to a system. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 153 A user wants to have the latest version of elm installed. Trojan horse C. Smith. The man elm command will display the manual pages for the elm program. Incorrect Answers: A. Tobler. Which of the following will identify the currently installed version? A. The information will include the installed files and their versions. C. A buffer overflow is not described in the question.rpm" do? Page 50 of 217 . Run "rpm -q elm" C.

B. upon restarting the Web server. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: B. C. Tobler. D. In a binder in the server room. Change the application to write its error logs into the /root directory. The 'v' option is for verbose mode. Off-site at a different facility. C. Page 51 of 217 . B. The package will still be installed if no previous versions exist. Change the Web server user to 'root' so that applications run within it will run as root. D. it is discovered that the application is not writing its error to the Web error log properly. Question: 156 Based on best practices. The application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. C. C. Answer: D. Uninstalls the package and related hidden files. Reference: Roderick W. Inside Linux: Page 340. Smith. Upgrades the package and provides installation status. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. D. Verifies that the package is installed correctly and reports errors. it is desirable to have applications writing their error logs to the usual log file location. Set User ID (SUID) is used to run a program as the user who owns the program (usually root) rather than the user running the program. However. Allows the user to view hidden files installed with the package. New Riders. B. Explanation: It is most likely that the application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. Reference: Michael J. Only the application within it needs to run as root. It is a security risk to have the entire web server running as root. The 'vf' option is used to verify an installation. Incorrect Answers: A. C. Explanation: The rpm -Uvh command upgrades a package. Question: 155 An application is created that is called through the Web server. Also. Which of the following methods would resolve the problem? A. B. The application needs to run as root.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. where is the best location to maintain documentation of work performed on Linux servers at a site? A. In a text file kept on a Linux file server. so the suid bit on the application must be set to allow it to run as root. The 'e' option is used to uninstall a package. It would need root permissions to write to the root directory. The command does not display hidden files. Change the permission and ownerships of the application to match the user group of the Web server. This provides the installation status.

D. fdisk /dev/fd0 C. A group ID number that has been set to zero. For which of the following should the script check? A. mkfs /dev/fd0 B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Explanation: The documentation should be kept in a safe place. Question: 157 A system administrator has written a script that scans the password file for "unusual" things. A user ID number that has been set to zero. In a text file on the local machine where the changes were made. C. Explanation: The mkfs (make file system) command is used to format a disk. Answer: C. B. Incorrect Answers: A. mount -f /mnt/floppy D. A user account with a user ID of zero has root privileges. Reference: Roderick W. A user with the default group of 'wheel'. Smith. D. The documentation should not be kept on a computer. C. An unusual name does not create a security risk. in case the computer fails. Reference: Page 52 of 217 . The documentation should not be kept on a computer. /dev/fd0 is the first floppy disk on a Linux system.5" diskette? A. Reference: Roderick W. D. Explanation: Intruders usually create a user account with the ID number set to zero. in case the computer fails. B. mkfs -t vfat /mnt/floppy Answer: A. Question: 158 Which of the following would correctly format a 3. easily accessible by the network administrators. Answer: A. The documentation should be easily accessible by the network administrators. However. Incorrect Answers: B. A user with an unusual account name. A group account with an ID of zero is a root group. Smith. it would be better to look for user accounts with an ID of zero. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 245. A group account of 'wheel' does not pose a security risk.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.

sh " to his crontab D. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 335. The mount command is used to mount a drive. The * signifies any month. Run at "Fri. The first 5 signifies 5 minutes past the hour. What would be a solution? A. Inside Linux: Page 408/9. Also. the syntax is incorrect. ifconfig Answer: D. Smith. not to format a floppy disk. Question: 159 The administrator wants to use /sbin/special. not formatting a floppy disk. but it will only run once. Add "1 1 13 ** if [ 'date' == "Frid" ]. Incorrect Answers: A.00 a. The syntax is incorrect. Vfat is the wrong file system for a floppy disk. Question: 160 Which of the following commands is used to determine if network interfaces are up and running? A. Also. Reference: Michael J. Fdisk is used for partitioning a hard disk.sh B. The 5 signifies a Friday. D. The 1 signifies 01:00 (1. Incorrect Answers: Page 53 of 217 . the syntax is incorrect.sh to do a backup every Friday the 13th.m.). then /sbin/special. the program will run at 01:05 (5 past 1 in the morning). but it will only run once. The 'at' command can schedule a program. 13" < /sbin/special. This means that if the 13th day of a month is a Friday.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. Run at 'date | cut -d -e \f3' /sbin/special.sh C. Smith. D. You should use the msdos option. The 13 signifies the date of the month. Tobler. B. C. Explanation: The ifconfig command will display detailed information about an interface.sh fi " to his crontab Answer: C. Incorrect Answers: B. cksum B. siginit D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459-460. Add "5 1 13 * 5 /sbin/spcial. Explanation: The crontab is used to schedule a program such as a backup program. netcfg C. The 'at' command can schedule a program. New Riders. The information will include the operational status of the interfaces.

Explanation: If a Linux installation continuously locks up. To troubleshoot this.uk/users/gorry/course/phy-pages/fibre. Siginit is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. Repartition the drive.erg. than resolve them.ac. Power management is more likely to cause problems. Encrypted Wireless C. it is immune to electromagnetic interference. B. C. B.abdn. Question: 161 Which of the following is LEAST affected by electromagnetic interference (EMI)? A. RG-68 Coaxial Cable D. Incorrect Answers: A. you should remove all unnecessary hardware. Cksum is used to calculate a Cyclic Redundancy Check to check a file for errors. Question: 162 If the Linux installation process continuously locks up. It is less susceptible to EMI than UTP (unshielded twisted pair) because the copper wires are shielded.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. which of the following should be done? A. C. C. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Answer: A. Replacing a PS/2 mouse. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. Page 54 of 217 . Answer: B. B. Reference: http://www. C. D. D. Remove all unnecessary hardware. Wireless data transmission is susceptible to electromagnetic interference. D. Adding a USB CDROM drive. Repartitioning the drive will not resolve the problem. Coaxial Cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. Upgrading the CPU. Question: 163 Under which of the following hardware upgrades would a system NOT have to be rebooted? A. As it uses no copper wires. Netcfg is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. to discover the incompatible device. It is not necessary to install the network card prior to an installation. Ensure that the network card is installed prior to the installation. and add the hardware one device at a time. It is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running.html Incorrect Answers: B. it is likely that a hardware device is incompatible with Linux. Enable power management in the BIOS. C. Fiber Optic Cable B. Explanation: Fiber Optic cable uses pulses of light along a glass fiber to transmit data.

Smith. Incorrect Answers: A. B. Answer: C. Question: 165 When SCSI. The CPU can only be changed when the system is shut down. Explanation: The CMOS chip is the 'configurable' part of the BIOS. Reference: Page 55 of 217 . which of the following allows the installed card to be integrated with the current system on a hardware level? A. The BIOS and CMOS are hardware and are not related to the operating system which is software. This means that you can disconnect and reconnect USB devices without needing to reboot the system. video and I/O boards are installed in a PC. the BIOS reads configuration information from the CMOS. A PS/2 mouse may not work if it has been replaced without rebooting the machine. BIOS D. CMOS B. Parallel ports are not hot pluggable.com/firewire/ Incorrect Answers: A. When the computer boots. Serial port B. This is a relatively new technology provide high data transfer rates and is hot pluggable. Serial ports are not hot pluggable. IEEE-1394 port D. Reference: http://www. D. Installing additional RAM. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. Explanation: One of the features of USB devices is that they are 'hot swappable'. Question: 164 Which of the following connectors is hot pluggable? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. D. RAM can only be installed when the system is shut down. Parallel port C. Reference: Roderick W. Boot strap Answer: A. POST C.apple. Explanation: An IEEE-1394 port is a firewire port. Ultra2 SCSI external connector Answer: C. B. Ultra2 SCSI ports are not hot pluggable.

not Fast Page Mode memory. If two devices have the same ID.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 http://www.com/ Incorrect Answers: B. Boot Strap is the process of a computer booting up. Parity memory is required C. Fast Page Mode memory is required D. EDO memory is required B. AN IRQ conflict C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 32. Explanation: SCSI devices use SCSI identifiers (IDs). The extra chip indicates parity memory. Reference: http://www. Smith.html?i=113&p=6 Incorrect Answers: A. It reads its configuration information from the CMOS. only the recently added device would not work. A memory conflict D. Each device must have a unique SCSI ID to function correctly. C. If the driver wasn't installed. He adds another external device. Incorrect Answers: B.wimsbios. An ID conflict B. D. The POST (power on self test) is the process of the BIOS checking the system for installed hardware during system boot up. The SCSI devices don't have separate IRQs. Question: 166 A user has three SCSI devices (two internal and one external) connected to his computer. C. Explanation: Parity memory boards have an extra chip for parity checking. Reference: Roderick W. Unregistered SDRAM memory is required Answer: B. the PC does not boot and beeps several times. The BIOS cannot be directly configured. and this device and one of the internal devices do not work.com/showdoc. Question: 167 After the failed memory has been replaced. none of the two devices will work. What is most likely the problem? A.anandtech. The extra chip indicates parity memory. The SCSI controller (to which the SCSI devices are attached) uses one IRQ. Page 56 of 217 . D. A driver is not installed Answer: A. not EDO memory. C. The beep code indicates there is no memory. The technician observes that the old SIMMs use 9 chips while the new SIMMs only use 8 chips. The previously added devices would still work. A memory conflict is less likely than an ID conflict. Which of the following is the most likely cause? A.

Mouse type B. Explanation: The mouse type is not a common BIOS option although the PS/2 mouse PORT is often mentioned. Reference: http://www.5 inch) configured. He turns the computer on and discovers that the diskette drive light stays on all the time. Page 57 of 217 . Twisted pair Answer: B. The BIOS default would most likely have the correct size (3. D. The power cable has not been connected properly. C. The only configurable floppy drive option is the size. The system BIOS is misconfigured. The floppy drive type. (3. The option to disable or enable hard drive auto detection is common. IR B. Hard drive auto-detect Answer: A. B. Question: 168 All of the following are common BIOS options EXCEPT A. The ribbon cable is inserted backwards in the drive. Parity/non parity C. If the light was broken.htm Incorrect Answers: A. Floppy drive type D. What is the most likely reason the light stays on? A.25 inch) is a common option. C. C. Question: 169 A user has just installed a new 3.computerhope.5" diskette drive in his desktop computer. the light wouldn't come on at all. Explanation: Inserting the ribbon cable backwards is an easy mistake to make and often causes the symptoms mentioned in this question. it wouldn't come on at all.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.5 inch or 5. Answer: D. The extra chip indicates parity memory. The option to disable or enable parity checking is common. Incorrect Answers: B. B. D. Question: 170 Which network interface card has BNC connector on it? A. The light on diskette drive is broken. Fiber optic D. not SDRAM memory.com/issues/ch000278. If the power cable wasn't connected. Thinnet C.

Which of the following will need to be reconfigured to get the system working after replacing the battery? A. Question: 172 A battery fails in a Linux workstation. Replace the BIOS with a non-Plug-and-Play BIOS. POST settings D. Reference: http://www. Twisted Pair does not use BNC connectors. D.com/show/motherboards/80/ Incorrect Answers: Page 58 of 217 . Explanation: The resources for the legacy devices should be reserved in the CMOS. Explanation: The CMOS relies on a battery to 'remember' its configuration. It is not necessary to enable IRQ routing in the BIOS. MBR settings B. B. C. Data on each partition Answer: B. some legacy hardware (non-Plug-and-Play) is required. Reserve the resources in CMOS for the legacy hardware. Question: 171 On a Plug-and-Play system.techtarget. IR (infra-red) is a wireless technology and therefore uses no connectors. Replace the legacy devices with current Plug-and-Play devices. B.html Incorrect Answer: A.. Fiber Optic does not use BNC connectors. Smith. which would cause a resource conflict. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: http://searchnetworking.sid7_gci211681. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30.00. Reference: Roderick W. If the battery fails.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Thinnet (otherwise known as 10Base2) uses the BNC connector. This will prevent the resources being dynamically assigned to plug and play devices. It is not necessary to replace the BIOS.pcmech. the CMOS will need to be reconfigured.com/sDefinition/0. C. C. Enable IRQ routing in the BIOS. It is not necessary to replace the devices. Answer: C. Which of the following should be done to ensure the proper operation of all hardware on the system? A. CMOS settings C. D.

Answer: D. Moving the CD device to the secondary IDE controller will improve performance without the need for extra software. Which of the following IRQs is likely to be conflicting and causing the problem? A. Which of the following will most likely resolve the problem? A. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Explanation: Serial devices use COM ports. single IDE hard disk drive.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. New Riders. D. C. but it won't improve the overall system performance. Move the CD-RW to the secondary IDE controller. IRQ 5 is commonly used by sound cards. The POST settings are in the BIOS which does not rely on battery power. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31. It is unlikely that a faulty CD-RW would degrade the system performance. IRQ 7 is commonly used by the parallel port. The user then reports the system is taking longer to load applications. Incorrect Answers: A. C. The data on each partition is written to the hard disk and does not rely on battery power. Smith. Reference: Michael J. Explanation: Most systems come with two IDE controllers. as it is damaged. Question: 173 A user adds a new CD-RW to an existing system with a diskette drive. 5 C. Switch the CD-RW to cable select. Tobler. B. and CDROM drive. The MBR settings are written to the hard disk and do not rely on battery power. System performance can be improved by installing CD devices on the secondary IDE controller so that they are separate to the hard drive. C. B. Replace the CD-RW drive. Install CD-R accelerator software. CD-R accelerator software may improve the CD-R performance. Using cable select will not improve system performance. 4 B. 13 Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. COM ports 1 and 3 use IRQ 4. D. Question: 174 A system's serial device is not operating correctly. IRQ13 is used by the Math co-processor. Inside Linux: Page 137. The hard disk is always on the primary IDE controller. C. Question: 175 Page 59 of 217 . 7 D.

The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7.html Incorrect Answers: A. Which of the following actions will correct the problem? A. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Page 60 of 217 . B. Reboot the system. It may not be necessary to reboot the system. Incorrect Answers: A. This is usually ID 7. Set up hot-swapping capabilities in CMOS. B. C. 2 B. Explanation: If a device doesn't work after hot plugging it into a mobile system. Remove the drive and reinstall it. B. not 2. not 4. Try refitting the device first. Video card D.edu/database/hardware/scsi. not 5. Reinstall the driver. then the driver is already installed and does not need reinstalling. 7 Answer: D. C. Laptop PCMCIA devices are hot swappable. Network card Answer: B. Explanation: SCSI devices need separate SCSI IDs. Reference: http://cmtunix.tstc. If the device worked before. the first troubleshooting step would be to remove the device and reinstall it. 5 D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user has just hot-swapped the CDROM with the diskette drive in his mobile system. CD-ROM C. Modem B. Now the diskette drive is not responding. Question: 176 Which if the following IDs should be avoided when assigning IDs to SCSI peripherals? A. This does not need to be configured in the CMOS. D. Explanation: CD-ROM devices commonly use the ATAPI interface. The SCSI controller itself uses a SCSI ID. 4 C. D. Question: 177 Which device commonly uses the ATAPI interface? A. Answer: C.

not the AT command Question: 179 A Linux vendor has recently come out with a necessary patch to the server software to improve security on the server. not the ATAPI interface. Modems commonly use the serial interface. Never apply patches on production servers. not the ATM command D. for updating this patch on a production system? A. Apply the patch during business hours. Incorrect Answers: A. but this is why should test it first on a secondary system. if any. Explanation: The ATDT<number> command is used to have a modem dial a number. Apply the patch onto a secondary system to test the patch before installing it on a production machine. AT4323604DT Answer: C. Explanation: Any new software or software patch should be installed on a secondary system and thoroughly tested before installation of production systems. B. Smith. because they may introduce errors and conflicts. Page 61 of 217 . to validate the patch under normal system operation.co. Reference: Roderick W.htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A. B. Which of the following AT commands can be used to have the modem dial 432-3604? A. A patch should be tested on a secondary system before installation on a production system. B. Incorrect Answers: A. ATM4323604 C. AT4323604 B. Which of the following is the best practice. You need the ATDT command. You need the ATDT command. Network cards commonly use PCI interfaces. D.za/hayesat. not the ATAPI interface. C. Answer: C. D. not the ATAPI interface.option. because security patches need to be installed right away. Question: 178 A user believes that his telecommunications software is not dialing his modem properly. not the AT command. Smith. C. You need the ATDT command. ATDT4323604 D. Apply the patch immediately to the production system. Video Cards commonly use the AGP interface. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 203. A patch may introduce errors and conflicts. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 24.

Ps lists the running processes. Which of the following would provide evidence of what was happening on the system at that time? A. not the processors. Check /var/log/messages for errors. B. but not before testing on a secondary system. You should look here to see if you can discover what is causing the system to crash. Explanation: Most applications write error messages to files in the /var/log/messages directory. Dmesg displays the text that was displayed when the system booted. Uptime is a utility that displays how long the system has been running for. D.cpan.readme Incorrect Answers: B. C. Reference: Roderick W. D. Security patches should be installed as soon as possible.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.5. Run ps to see if both CPUs appear. Question: 180 A Linux system crashes every day at the same time and needs to be rebooted. How could this be verified? A. they need to be retained for testing purposes. Question: 181 After installing Linux onto a dual-processor machine. the administrator suspects that only one processor initialized successfully during the boot process. Explanation: Cpuinfo is a utility that displays information about all running processors on a system. Error messages are not written to this file or directory. If the output contains information about only one processor. Reference: http://www. C. A non-functional processor would generate any error messages in the error logs.org/modules/by-category/04_Operating_System_Interfaces/Linux/Linux-Cpuinfo1. C. Smith. then only one processor is working. Rather than overwriting the older versions. Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. Run cpuinfo B. Dmesg is a utility that displays the text that is displayed during system startup. You need find out what caused the system to crash before the reboot was necessary. Run dmesg B. Therefore. Question: 182 A system has a utility that is regularly updated with new versions. Run dmesg to review the log file. Run uptime C. Look in /var/log/messages Answer: D. Incorrect Answers: A. This will not contain any information about a non-functional processor. they keep older versions Page 62 of 217 . Look in /etc/shutdown D.

Question: 183 A machine that usually executes its tasks very quickly becomes remarkably slow. This can usually be fixed by restarting the process. The PS command does not display information about the memory. What information from the ps command would suggest that a process is problematic and must be killed? A. Answer: A. Copy the latest version of the utility to "utility".3 utility1. D. A high process ID. Make a symbolic link "utility" to the latest version.lnk". C. Incorrect Answers: A. might have links to the original program name. A high CPU time.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 in the following format utility1. might have links to the original program name. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 134. A high ID would not slow the machine. B. D. The PS command does not display the load average for the processor. Smith. The process ID is just an identifier for the process. A copy of the latest version of the program should not be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. The symbolic link needs to point to the latest version of the program. Page 63 of 217 . This means that a high percentage of the processor time is spent trying to run the process. Incorrect Answers: B. D. which of the following should be done? A. The latest version of the program should be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. Answer: C. Reference: Roderick W. when a user types 'utililty'. Smith. Question: 184 When dial-up users are able to connect to the dial-in Linux server but are unable to authenticate.4 utility1.5 What is the best way the system can be set up so that users cam simply type "utility" to run the latest version of the application? A. B. Reference: Roderick W. Move the latest version of the utility to "utility". Explanation: The PS command is used to display information about the running processes. C. A high memory percentage. A faulty process can be recognized by having a high CPU time. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 514. Reboot the server. Make a symbolic link from the latest version to "utility. A high load average. B. D. Explanation: A symbolic link is like a shortcut. C. A symbolic link named utility will open the file (program/utility) that the link points to.

not authentication. C.gnu. the users would not be able to dial in. D.org/software/radius/radius.2.rpm: Permission denied error: cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. Explanation: You can download a rescue/boot disk from the distributions Website.rpm file.rpm.5-0" to bypass the error. which means the file is not corrupted. C. B. Change ownership of file to 'root' C. Run "rpm -i zope-2. Check that RADIUS is running. In /root C. Incorrect Answers: B. Where could a rescue/boot disk be found? A. You cannot bypass a 'permission denied' error message. B.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/7. Return to the Website to receive an uncorrupted . At the distribution's Website. In /boot B.3/en/os/i386/images/ Page 64 of 217 . The file does not need to be owned by root. Check spooler for errors. Answer: A. It is not necessary to reboot the server. If RAS wasn't running.2. to enable its installation. Run "rpm -i --nodeps zope-2.5-0. Question: 186 A Linux machine is not booting after a power outage. It is a service that is used to authenticate dial in users. just start the RADIUS service. D. C. For example. From linuxdocs. Answer: D. The system was able to read the permissions.2. While installing the file the following error is displayed: failed to open /var/lib/rpm/packages.html Incorrect Answers: A. No rescue/boot disk is readily available.rpm What has to be done before the program will work? A. Question: 185 The system administrator is asked to install a file called zope-2.5-0" as root.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. The spooler is for printing. Reference: http://www. Explanation: RADIUS stands for Remote Authentication Dial In User Service. The administrator downloads the file and attempts to install it. Check that RAS is running. D. Explanation: You must be logged in as root to install a program. Answer: D.org D. you can download Redhat Linux boot disk images from: ftp://ftp.

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Incorrect Answers: A. There are no boot disk images in /boot. B. There are no boot disk images in /root. C. Linuxdocs.org contains documentation, not boot disk images. Question: 187 Why is "netstat -nr" used in substitution of the route command when a network connection is not functioning correctly? A. "netstat -nr" displays the routing table without performing reverse name lookup. B. Route requests the network driver for data, but "netstat -nr" will display the kernel's routing table. C. The route command can be used if the network is functional. The "netstat -nr" displays only the local machine. D. Route will attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host in the routing table using ping. If the network fails, route will stop responding. Answer: C. Explanation: The Route command is used to display the routing table. If the network is not functional, the routing table will only contain static routes; it will not contain any dynamic routes. The netstat command displays information about the local machine whether the network is functional or not. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 373/4. Incorrect Answers: A. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. B. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. D. Route does not attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host. Question: 188 In order to control runaway processes, an administrator creates a cron job. Which of the following commands should be run so that he can scan the logs later? A. ps B. sar C. top D. tail Answer: C. Explanation: A 'runaway' process is a process that is using a high amount of CPU time. The 'top' command displays the processes that use the highest amount of CPU time. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 668. Incorrect Answers: A. The ps command displays all processes. We just need the processes with the highest amount of CPU time.
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B. There is no sar command. C. The tail command displays the processes with the lowest amount of CPU time. Question: 189 After setting up a cron job to backup a system to tape, the first few backups on the tape cartridge are successful. They then fail, reporting the "device is full." What could be the cause of the problems? A. Tapes can only be used once. B. The tape is not being erased. C. The tape drive needs to be replaced. D. Incremental backups need to be used. Answer: B. Explanation: If you're using a single tape to run scheduled backups, then the cron job will need to be configured to erase the tape before performing the backup. Incorrect Answers: A. Tapes can be used many times. C. It is unlikely that the tape drive is faulty and therefore does not need to be replaced. D. Incremental backups back up only the files that have changed since the last backup. These backups use less tape space but the tape will eventually fill up if it isn't erased. Question: 190 A new user has been issued a Linux system that automatically boots to an X login, but would rather have the system automatically boot to the console login. How should the system be configured to accommodate the user? A. By typing "init 3" in an xterm. B. By running the Xbootmgr utility. C. By editing /etc/lilo.conf and adding the line: boot = console D. By changing the line in /etc/inittab that reads: id :5:initdefault: to read: id:3:initdefault: Answer: D. Explanation: The inittab file specifies the default runlevel for the machine. Run level 5 will automatically boot to an X login. Runlevel 3 will boot to a console login. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410, 399. Incorrect Answers: A. Init 3 will change the runlevel to runlevel 3, but the default boot runlevel won't be changed. B. Xbootmgr will not change the default runlevel of the machine. D. The is an incorrect use of the boot command in a lilo.conf file. Question: 191

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A user complains that they can send and receive mail on the Internet, but cannot browse the Web. They have tried using different Web browsers in X. Working offline is disabled. What is most likely to be the problem? A. The user is not typing the Web address correctly. B. Web support was not added during the initial installation. C. X dropped Web access to the browser and needs to be restarted. D. There is a proxy sever that the browsers have not been configured to use. Answer: D. Explanation: If you have a proxy server configured on the network, the client computers need to be configured to use it to access the internet. Reference: http://www.squid-cache.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. An incorrect web address would return a page not found error or a different website. B. Web support is added by default in most installations. C. This is not something that X can do. Question: 192 A user-defined cronjob is configured incorrectly and is slowing down a server. What is the best way to address this issue? A. Use "cron-d*" to delete each user's cron jobs. B. Use "userdel <user>" to delete the user to prevent additional cron jobs. C. Use "crontab -u <user> -l" for each user to find out who has the incorrect crontab. D. Prevent cron from launching any additional processes by using "killall -9 crond". Answer: C. Explanation: You need to find out which users' cron job is causing the problem and stop the cron job. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/c/crontab.html Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to delete all the users' cron jobs. B. It is not necessary to delete any user accounts. D. Cron is already running a troublesome process. Killing any additional processes won't help. Question: 193 Which of the following tasks cannot be accomplished with the touch command? A. Create a new file. B. Change a file's modification time. C. Change a file's access time. D. Change a file's creation time. Answer: D.

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Explanation: The touch command is used to display information about a file, including its modification and last access times. If the file doesn't exist, touch will create it. It cannot modify a file's creation time. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/t/touch.html Incorrect Answers: A. If a file doesn't exist, touch can create it. B. You can change a files modification time with the touch command. C. You can modify a files access time with the touch command. Question: 194 A site administrator instructs the technician to install Linux as a secondary OS on an existing workstation. He wants to use the boot loader of the primary OS. When requested where to place LILO, the technician should select which location? A. BIOS B. /etc/disktab C. Master boot record D. Partition superblock Answer: B. Explanation: The default location for a Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record. However, if you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. Incorrect Answers: A. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the BIOS. C. If you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. D. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the partition superblock. Question: 195 A network administrator attempted to configure the Ethernet interface. He issued the insmod command along with the driver's object file. However, insmod reports errors about unresolved symbols. Which of the following is the cause of the problem? A. A driver of that type has already been installed. B. The latest version of insmod is not installed. C. The compiled driver is incompatible with the kernel. D. The module is designed for a device of another type. Answer: C. Explanation: Unresolved symbol errors are usually caused by attempting to install a module/driver which is incompatible with the kernel. Reference:
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Smith.html Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to have the latest version on insmod installed. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. C. Explanation: BootP is an IP protocol. Rsize is the incorrect command. IGRP is a routing protocol. Incorrect Answers: B. Format will erase everything on the partition. Reference: Roderick W. commonly used with diskless workstations. Run format Answer: A. It is not used with BootP. OSPF is a routing protocol. What is the best way to install Linux without removing the other operating system? A. Explanation: To install Linux. Question: 196 A computer has a FAT32 partition that takes up the entire 16 GB hard driver. Run FIPS B. Fdisk creates partitions but it cannot resize them. you need to reduce the size of the FAT32 partition to free up enough space to create a Linux partition. It is not used with BootP. TCP/IP Answer: D. It is not used with BootP. B.com/TERM/B/BOOTP. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 571. Another operating system is currently installed. Page 69 of 217 . C. Run rsize C. D. but only uses 8 GB of the partition. Reference: http://www.webopedia. This would not cause an unresolved symbol error. The device just wouldn't work. D. OSPF D. IGRP C. Run fdisk D. Question: 197 A client terminal requires the BOOTP protocol in order to access the server. FIPS is a utility that can resize partitions without losing data.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. B. Which protocol must be installed on the BOOTP server to communicate with the client terminal? A. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. SMB is a NetBIOS protocol used for communication with Windows computers. not resize it. SMB B. The module would still load if it were designed for another device.

Which of the following would capture the output for evolution? A. Explanation: By redirecting the output to a command line in a console. you could read the output by scrolling up the window.conf C. This is not the default location for application error messages. Answer: D. Running the command in the background would not capture the output. Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 200 Which runlevel only grants root access? A. Add redirection to the command line. Explanation: Most applications write messages to error logs stored within /var/log/messages.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 198 Where is the first place to look for error messages while installing and testing an application? A. C. /tmp/boot. B. Run the command as a daemon. Smith. Make the changes to /etc/syslog. B. It generates too much diagnostic output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file. 3 Answer: B Page 70 of 217 . Running the command as a daemon would not capture the output. 2 D.conf file won't help because the program doesn't write to a log file. This is not the default location for application error messages. /var/log/kernel/errors Answer: C. D. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. Reference: Roderick W. /var/log/dmesg C. 1 C. 0 B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 656. Smith. Making changes to the syslog. D. /var/log/messages D. This is not the default location for application error messages. Run the command in the background. Question: 199 A new shell command is installed and does not perform correctly. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A.log B.

Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Runlevel 1 is 'single user maintenance mode'. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in. C. Answer: B. Spaces are permitted between the first and last name. rpm --remove <package name> Answer: A. This means that the account is locked. Smith. C. B. The user ID is valid. D. Reference: Roderick W. (note: This is not the login name). The UID is not valid. In the mode. Question: 202 What command is used to remove an rpm package from Linux? A. Spaces are not permitted between the first and last name. Tobler. The UID and GID must match. only the root user can log in to the system. Page 71 of 217 . The account is locked. C. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. rpm -m <package name> D. Runlevel 0 shuts down the computer. Reference: Roderick W. rm -rf <package name> C. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Michael J. Inside Linux: Page 397. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410. rpm -e <package name> B. This account has no password as indicated by the '*'. The User ID and Group ID do not have to be the same. D. Question: 201 A new employee having a problem with account login has the following enter in the /etc/passwd file: User1:*:51:501:John Doe:/home/user1:/bin/bash What is wrong with this entry in the /etc/passwd file? A. D. Explanation: The rpm -e <package name> command is used to remove an rpm package. New Riders. Explanation: The second field is the password field. Smith.

foward file is used to tell an email client what to do with received email. O-Reilly Press. This is the command used to delete a directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B.org Which of the following best describes what the mail handler will do when user "audrey" receives mail? A. Explanation: A . Sendmail. /audrey. Explanation: The resolution capability is a graphics card setting. However. Incorrect Answers: Page 72 of 217 . Tobler. D. D. Question: 203 In order to prevent monitor damage when configuring X. Inside Linux: Page 135.forward" file found in user Audrey's home directory. Audrey@comptia. Reference: Bryan Costales. It forwards a copy to comptia.org. Video RAM C. It saves a copy of the mail locally and forwards a copy of the mail to audrey@comptia. There is no --remove option in the rpm program. B. /Audrey will keep a copy in a directory called /Audrey. RAMDAC B. Answer: B. There is no -m option in the rpm program. It runs a program audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the mail to audrey@comptia. B. You would need to delete every file installed by the package if you were to use this command. The refresh rate must be configured. Question: 204 The following is an example of a ". Reference: Michael J. C.org will forward a copy of the email to that address. C. all of the following must be configured correctly EXCEPT A.audrey@comptia. Page 429. New Riders.org. C. Refresh rate D. this setting when incorrectly configured would not damage a monitor. It runs a program called audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the program's results to comptia.org.org and does not keep a local copy. The RAMDAC must be configured. Resolution capability Answer: D. Incorrect Answers: A. You can have multiple entries in the file. separated by commas. The Video RAM must be configured.

Question: 205 What file should be edited to add two additional gettys to runlevel 3? A. /usr/local/etc/getty. /etc/profile. D. It does not run a program called Audrey. Question: 207 When BASH is invoked as an interactive login shell. /etc/rc.bash_profile. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400. Disk Druid is a hard disk partitioning utility. ~/. Explanation: The /etc/inittab file contains the default configuration information for the various runlevels. /usr/local/etc/getty. ~/. not a Linux boot loader. Minix is an old UNIX operating system. Incorrect Answers: A. Grub and LOADLIN.bash_profile. not a Linux boot loader. It does not run a program called Audrey. ~/. It will save a copy in the /Audrey directory.~/.conf Answer: A.EXE is a DOS program that can load Linux. ~/. Minix B. /etc/termcap C.bash_login. C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 490. ~/.bash_profile. Smith.dlinit. LOADLIN. Reference: Roderick W.EXE.d/inittab D.bash_login. C. ~/. in which of the following sequences are the scripts sourced? A . Fips is a partition resizing utility./etc/profile. Smith.profile B . ~/.dlinit. not a Linux boot loader. LOADLIN. ~/. /etc/inittab B. ~/./etc/profile. B.bash_login. Reference: Roderick W.profile C . /etc/termcap does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels.profile.profile. Incorrect Answers: B.conf does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels.bash_profile Page 73 of 217 . /etc/rc.EXE C. C.bash_login. Disk Druid D. ~/.d/inittab does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels. Explanation: There are various boot loaders for Linux such as LILO.~/.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. /etc/profile D .EXE Answer: D. Question: 206 Which of the following programs can be reconfigured to boot Linux? A. FIPS.

168. The last octet is the host portion of the address.0. The broadcast address has 255 as the host portion (255 = all 1s in binary). Question: 210 What command is used to remove a kernel module? A. Broadcast: 192.1. Network: 192.1. Network: 192.168. This is not the correct file to configure X. Broadcast: 192.1. B. Broadcast: 192. Which of the following files is used to configure X? A. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.1. rm -rf <module name> D.g.2 What are the default network and broadcast addresses? A. /etc/X11/XF86Config D.0. D.0 C. Explanation: The first three octets of a Class C address are the network address.168.0.168. /root/Xwindows/Xconf Answer: C. /etc/X11R6/Xconfig C. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.0.1. Smith.1. Explanation: XF86Config is the configuration file for X.0. B. The network address has a zero as the host portion (e. rmmod B. This is not the correct file to configure X.1. This is not the correct file to configure X.1.255 as the broadcast address. Network: 192. rm module C.0 D.1. Incorrect Answers: A. /usr/conf/Xconfig B.0. It resides in the /etc/X11 directory.0. 192. Reference: Roderick W. Broadcast: 192.168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 208 A server has the following Class C IP address: 192.2 B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 124. /uninstall <module name> Page 74 of 217 .168.0.168. Question: 209 A new video card is added to a Linux workstation. Incorrect Answers: A. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.168. This gives us 192. Network: 192.0). C.1.255 Answer: D.

Incorrect Answers: B. Incorrect Answers: B.Remove jsmith from the group jsmith Answer: C Question: 212 Which of the following contains system user default configuration files and directories? A.1 jsmith root 113 Jun 16 12:59 employees -rw-r---. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 260.Remove jsmith to the group salary C . These settings are copied when a user account is first created.Remove jsmith from the group belso D . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 574. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. Explanation: The default configuration files for user accounts are in /etc/skel. The rm -rf command would delete all files in a directory called <module name>. C. /usr/config C. Smith. Smith. /usr/local/bin D.Add jsmith to the group root B . The command rm module would delete a file called module from the current directory. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/config directory. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/local/bin directory.conf Answer: A.conf file. D. Question: 211 User jsmith needs read and write access to the file named employees but should have no access to the file named alary User jsmith is member of the groups smith and elso? -rw-rw---. Question: 213 A new printer has been installed and the printcap file has been edited. This is a non-existent command.1 salary belso 4230 Jun 18 18:01 salary Which of the following should be done to accomplish the goal? A . Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: The 'rmmod' (remove module) command is the correct command to remove a module. /etc/user. Reference: Roderick W. /etc/skel B. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /etc/user. Is the printer ready to use? Page 75 of 217 .

No DHCP server is available. Explanation: Page 76 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Yes. SNMP is not used to connect to an ISP. C. PPP B. you need to restart the printer daemon to activate the changes. D. Smith. because there is also a spool daemon that will need to be restarted. Explanation: PPP (point-to-point) protocol is the protocol used to connect to an ISP (Internet Service Provider). D. because the printer daemon must be restarted. Use ping. What is the proper method to obtain a valid Internet IP address? A. Use nslookup. Answer: D. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. C. C. UDP is not used to connect to an ISP. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. Use netstat. UDP C. D. Incorrect Answers: B. UUCP D. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. Question: 214 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a workstation to dial into and connect to a new ISP? A. C. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: A. There isn't a separate spool daemon that needs to be restarted. Contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP). because it is necessary to run the program called printcap which creates a separate file used by the printer daemon. No. D. No. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 339. B. Yes. Question: 215 An Internet Web server is being installed. UUCP is not used to connect to an ISP. because the printer configuration files are read every time the printer spool is used. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 550. SNMP Answer: A. Explanation: After making changes to the printcap file. B.

Smith. Smith. C. Use a single distribution for the operating system. Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: SCSI devices don't use IRQs. The last device is not terminated. Incorrect Answers: B. Apply the latest patches and updates to the operating system and applications. Applying the latest patches is important. Smith. All of the following are possible reasons EXCEPT A. and applications. Only the SCSI controller to which the SCSI devices connect uses an IRQ. C. Answer: D. but documentation is more important. Question: 216 Which of the following tasks is the most important best practice when performing a new installation of Linux for a customer? A. B. but documentation is more important. There is an IRQ conflict between the scanner and another device. it is good practice to document all configuration settings used during the installation. Page 77 of 217 . B. Netstat is used to troubleshoot network connectivity. D. C. Reference: Roderick W. C. Use default settings during the installation and make custom changes after the operating system is running and validated. Incorrect Answers: A. Ping is used to test IP connectivity. Using default settings may make the installation easier. The SCSI ID is set incorrectly. Nslookup is used to test DNS. Document all configuration settings used during the installation. Explanation: When installing Linux for a customer. not to obtain an IP address. not to obtain an IP address. B. D. The scanner device is damaged. Reference: Roderick W. They use SCSI IDs to differentiate between devices. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. This will make it easier to troubleshoot any problems that may occur in the future. not to obtain an IP address. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When installing an Internet Web server. Using a single distribution is a good idea. After installing the vendor's drivers. utilities. Question: 217 A user has just connected a SCSI scanner device to his computer. the scanner cannot be correctly used by the software. but this is not required and is not the most important 'best practice'. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 346. you'll need to contact the Internet Service Provider to find out what IP address to assign to the Web server.

C.htm Incorrect Answers: B. It is possible that the SCSI ID is not set correctly. Crosstalk may occur. This is not supported by Enhanced Parallel Ports. if it was close to a power cable. B. D.htm Incorrect Answers: A.fapo. Reference: http://www. It is possible that the scanner is damaged. Daisy chaining capability. It is not caused by a power cable. Answer: A. D.com/newcoatings. Crosstalk can occur when network cables are close together. C. Omni-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port. Question: 220 Page 78 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. This is known as EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference). Direct memory access (DMA) capability. Jabber may occur. B. Power surges would not occur on a network cable.com/ecpmode. C. C.kemcointernational. Answer: D. Question: 218 What may happen if a network cable and a power cable are too close together? A. Daisy chaining is support by both types of parallel port. EMI may occur. Explanation: All power cables produce an electro magnetic field around them. C. Explanation: Extended Capabilities Ports support direct memory access (DMA). B. D. Bi-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port. This magnetic field can interfere with data traveling along a network cable if the network cable is close to the power cable. Power surges may occur on the network cable. Bi-directional communication. B. Jabber can be caused by a faulty network card. It is possible that the last SCSI device on the SCSI chain is not terminated. Question: 219 What is the advantage of using an extended capabilities port (ECP) over an enhanced parallel port (EPP)? A. Omni-directional communication. Reference: http://www. not by a power cable.

Tape drive D. it is important to ground yourself to prevent static electricity shocks which can destroy PC components. ATA devices do not need to be set up with a configuration diskette. What should he do before beginning the work? A. Explanation: When working with components in a PC. Ensure that the humidity is below 5%. Properly ground himself. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: B. ATA devices have not been set up with the configuration diskette. Incorrect Answers: A. not the PC. Which of the following is the most likely problem? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31. However. B. D. Answer: C. No PC can support four ATA devices. B. The BIOS does not appear to support ATA devices. Smith. Question: 221 A technician wants to replace a system processor. physically connected to the ATA controller and power supply. Question: 222 Enabling Init13h support on a SCSI controller card enables use of which of the following devices? A. As all the devices are correctly fitted. Hard drive Answer: D. He verified that the devices were cabled properly. Scanner B. Page 79 of 217 . It is not necessary to ensure that the humidity is below 5%. C. Reference: Roderick W. The CMOS setup is set to ignore all ATA devices. Incorrect Answers: A. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 563/4. this is the most likely cause of the problem.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A technician booted a PC and noted that none of the four ATA devices were detected. You should ground yourself. Explanation: ATA devices are usually auto-detected by the CMOS during system boot up. You don't need to remove the CMOS battery to change the processor. Remove the CMOS battery. B. D. Smith. A common way to do this is to wear a strap that fits to your wrist and connects to the metal case of the computer. Properly ground the PC. All modern PCs can support at least four ATA devices. D. C. Printer C. this can be disabled. C. All modern BIOSs support ATA devices. and jumpered correctly.

D. You don't need more than one device on a SCSI chain for proper SCSI operation. Explanation: An ATA-66 hard drive can run on a UDMA-33 controller. C. Incorrect Answers: A. There is no 2 foot limit on a SCSI chain. Question: 223 How can an ATA-66 hard drive be utilized with an UDMA-33 controller? A. Flash the BIOS. not a printer. It is not necessary to install a new controller. C. Install the hard drive normally. The cable is over the 2-foot limit for the type controller. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30-31. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. It is not necessary to flash the BIOS. D. Explanation: It is most likely that the SCSI bus is incorrectly terminated. More than one device is required for proper SCSI operation. Incorrect Answer: B. It is possible that the bus was terminated at the device before the unrecognized device. Smith. B. not a tape drive. Question: 225 Page 80 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: To use a SCSI hard disk. C. External SCSI devices are supported by Linux. The SCSI bus is not properly terminated. D. Question: 224 A single SCSI device is not recognized during SCSI BIOS initialization. not a scanner. Answer: A. B. D. Which of the following has most likely caused this? A. C. It is not necessary to reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. B. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. you need to ensure that Init13h support is enabled on the SCSI controller. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 579. External SCSI devices are not supported by Linux. Reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. Reference: Roderick W. C. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. An ATA-66 controller must be installed.

It may not be necessary to replace the hard drive. 100 Mbps D. If the PC failed to boot to due a bad hard disk. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 327. Explanation: The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. D. 200 Mbps Answer: C. The 48 bits signify the vendor of the card and the last 48 bits are unique for every card sold by the vendor. Routers use software addresses such a IP addresses. C. B. The encryption key used for IPSEC. The MAC address is a hardware address. Question: 226 After having worked for several months. The 96 bit number is usually displayed as a hexadecimal number. this speed is doubled. An identifier used when forwarding packets between routers. D. Which is the first action to take? A. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: D. Question: 227 What is the maximum bandwidth of 100BaseTX in half-duplex mode? A. A 32-bit address that is often associated with a logical name. 50 Mbps C. not the MAC address. Smith. Replace the defective HDD and reload the system. C. it will fail again if you try to reboot. Defrag does not repair bad sectors and Scandisk is a Windows utility. B. C. Run Scandisk and Defrag to repair the damaged sectors. Page 81 of 217 . a PC fails to boot and indicates that the HDD has bad sectors. Incorrect Answers: A. B. 10 Mbps B. C. Reboot the system to remove the message. A hexadecimal number that makes a network interface card unique. Run the manufacturer's Diagnostic Utility. D. Explanation: Every network card has a 96 bit unique identifier 'burned' into the card. Answer: B. In full duplex mode. The MAC address is unrelated to IPSEC. Explanation: The best course of action would be to test the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic utility to confirm that the hard disk has bad sectors.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What is the Media Access Control (MAC) address of an Ethernet interface? A. Incorrect Answers: A. The 32 bit address is the IP address.

The CMOS battery tests good. What is the most likely problem? Page 82 of 217 . Network firewall. B. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Mobile workstation. These are commonly used in laptops. B. the system reports the same configuration error. This is not a network firewall. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 589. The technician fixes the BIOS settings and the problem is solved. D. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. Question: 228 Exhibit: Based on the exhibit. After a cold reboot. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. Network switch.wikipedia. 200Mbps can be achieved in full duplex mode. not 50. This is not a stand-alone (or any other) server. Stand-alone server. in which type of system would the device most commonly be used? A. D. Explanation: The exhibit shows a PCMCIA card. C. Answer: D. the system reports a configuration error.com/wiki/100baseTX Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 229 During boot. This is not a network switch. C. Smith. not 10.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. B. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps.

The CMOS is remembering the configuration settings and the battery is good. ECC Parity in itself does not correct errors. Error correction is the process of detecting bit errors and correcting them and can be done in software or hardware. Incorrect Answers: A. ECC C. error correction must be done in special-purpose hardware because software is too slow. ATDT Page 83 of 217 . C. you are actually configuring the CMOS. D. Parity D. When a bit is mistakenly interpreted. Reference: Roderick W. RAMDAC Answer: B. A bad command interpreter would cause problems when running programs. information is represented in binary format (1's and 0's). there is always some chance that a mistake can be made. EDO B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 12. The fact that you received the same error after configuring the CMOS suggests that the BIOS was able to read the CMOS. Bad or missing command interpreter. electronic noise. B. This can be caused by media defects. ATZ C. Explanation: In digital electronic systems. poor connections. which suggest a bad system board (motherboard). Taken from ECC Tech http://members. the BIOS chip is functional. deterioration due to age. C. and other factors. Explanation: When configuring the BIOS. component failures. EDO RAM does not detect errors. Bad system memory. D. RAMDAC is used with video adapters and does not perform error checking.com/mnecctek/faqs. C.html Incorrect Answers: A. Bad BIOS chip. but also corrects single-bit errors? A. For high data rates. When binary information is passed from one point to another. Question: 231 What AT command is used to reset a modem? A. The BIOS reads the information in the CMOS during boot up.aol. Answer: B. Bad system board. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Question: 230 Which type of memory not only detects. ATX B. a bit error has occurred. The system memory (RAM) is unrelated to the BIOS or CMOS. Smith. a 1 interpreted as a 0 or a 0 taken to be a 1. Therefore. not startup problems.

Question: 232 Which IRQ is used by most FDD controllers? A. Question: 233 What command would allow an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A. The ATDT command does not reset a modem. not the FDD controller. Explanation: Floppy disk drive controllers commonly use IRQ 6.htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A. The comment should be followed by the username of the account that you are modifying.1234 C. D. 0 B. ATM0 Answer: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. C. modinfo -u bsmith 555. Smith. Reference: http://www. IRQ 2 is not used by any system devices but is used to enable the use of extra IRQs.com/linux/cmd/u/usermod. usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B. The ATM0 command does not reset a modem.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The ATX command does not reset a modem.za/hayesat. Reference: Roderick W.oreillynet.html Page 84 of 217 .co. 2 C. Explanation: The usermod command is used to modify a user's settings. Reference: http://www. IRQ 0 is used by the system timer. The -c option allows you to add a comment. useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D. Incorrect Answers: A. 6 D. echo bsmith:x:502:502:555-1234:/home/chris:/bin/bash> /etc/passwd Answer: A. Explanation: The ATZ command is the correct command to reset a modem. B.option. IRQ 8 is available for use by a device added to the system. 8 Answer: C. D.

C. run the adduser command to create the shared group. Smith. Incorrect Answers: B. You need to create a shared group before you can add the users to it. This includes the kernel. D. Explanation: The /bin directory typically contains the binary files used by the system. run the groupadd command to create the shared group. The users that require access to the files should be placed into a separate group. D. They want to access a particular application on the server. Answer: D. As root. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 169. edit the /etc/group file and include all the users to the 'users' group. then adduser to create the user accounts. /bin B. Smith. /dev C. C. The kernel is not typically located in the /root directory. As root. B. The kernel is not typically located in the /boot directory. Echo is the wrong command to modify a user account. where is the compiled kernel typically located? A. Explanation: The best way to enable users to share files is to put the users into a shared group. Reference: Roderick W. The kernel is not typically located in the /dev directory. What method would be used to accomplish these goals? A. Question: 234 A group of users would like accounts created for them. Useradd is the wrong command to modify a user account. As root. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 270. run the adduser command to create the users' accounts. As root. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B. and then use the adduser command to create the user accounts. B. C. /boot D. then edit the /etc/passwd file to change each users GID. Question: 235 On a Linux system. not the 'users' group. D. Modinfo is the wrong command to modify a user account. The group requires sharing the files created using the application. The group must be created before the user accounts. Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 236 Page 85 of 217 . /root Answer: A. You need to run the groupadd command to create a group.

Explanation: The rm command is used to delete files or directory. rm-rf* D. How should the user unmount the diskette that is mounted on /floppy to ensure that the data is saved on the disk? A. unmount -a Answer: C. Page 86 of 217 . This is not dangerous. This is not dangerous.oreillynet. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. mount -u /floppy C. :ZZ B. The fsck command checks the file system for errors. This command when run from the root prompt will effectively delete every file on the system. unmount /dev/floppy. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. Reference: http://www. B. The -rf options make the command recursive and forceful. Question: 238 A user has just completed an important document.htm Incorrect Answers: A. The df command reports the amount of free disk space. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. Simply eject the disk and the system will unmount the disk. and wishes to save it to his diskette drive and remove the disk. :QQ D. Explanation: To exit Vi without saving your changes. This means that the contents of any subdirectories will be deleted without giving any confirmation messages.com/linux/cmd/r/rm. fsck C. Answer: A.uk/is/selfhelp/documentation/vi-r2/vi-r2.ac. Reference: http://www. Question: 237 What command in vi quits without saving changes? A. df* B. Esc-q Answer: B.html Incorrect Answers: A.bris. C. The unmount command unmounts a disk drive or remote share. D. This is not dangerous. umount /floppy B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following is the most dangerous command to run as root at the root prompt? A. D. :q! C. D. you would use the :q! command.

you will lose the cached data.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Care should be taken when ejecting floppy disks because Linux caches access to them. Smith. If you eject the disk without unmounting it. Syslogd is used to generate TCP/IP error messages and write them to a file as specified in the syslog. Explanation: The swap partition should ideally be twice the amount of physical RAM. Question: 241 The maximum size of the swap partition is _____ MB? Answer: 128 (?) Page 87 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B. The question states that the floppy is mounted as /floppy. Question: 239 Which of the following commands can be used to generate a list of all errors recorded during the month of March? A. Reference: Roderick W. find C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 433. C. you must use the umount command followed by the device name or mount point. Reference: Michael J. Incorrect Answers: B. D.conf file. not search the contents of files. For example. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469-470. grep B. C. /dev/floppy is the wrong mount point. although a minimum of 16 MB is recommended. Find is used to find files. Tobler. more D. New Riders. Question: 240 The recommended minimum size of the swap partition is ______ MB? Answer: 16. Explanation: Grep is a very useful tool for searching the contents of files based on various search criteria. More is used to find files. Mount is the wrong command. Inside Linux: Page 13. To save the cached data to disk. you could return every line of text that contains the word 'March'. syslogd Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. and display them one screen at a time.

although Linux supports up to 16 swap partitions. SCSI hard drives use sd not hd. What command should you use? A. Tobler. D.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0306. Question: 243 You are partitioning your second SCSI hard drive. C. SCSI hard drives use letters. How could you manage to install Linux on this computer with the least amount of effort? A. C. the limit is 8 files of 2 gig for an maximum of 32 gig for the 2. thus freeing up enough space to create a Linux partition. C. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. Repartition the hard drive. D. fdisk hda2 Answer: B.html Question: 242 You have a computer with Windows 95 installed and want to install Linux on it. You cannot install Linux into a subdirectory in Windows 95. Reference: Roderick W. fdisk sdb C.4 and 2. [Andrew Morton] (the linuxhacker) http://www. New Riders. possible incorrect answer: in the kernel archive. reinstall Windows 95. Use fips to resize the partition containing the Windows 95. fdisk sda2 B. there is no free space available. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 463. It is not necessary to reinstall Windows 95. Reference: Michael J.ussg. You cannot run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. not numbers. Comment. You can run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. Explanation: SCSI hard drives use the sd<letter> notation with the first drive being letter a (sda) and the second drive being letter b (sdb). SCSI hard drives use sd not hd.6 kernel. However. B. D.0/1685.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The maximum size of a Linux swap partition is 128MB. Create a directory under Windows 95 and install Linux in that directory. Smith. Answer: A.iu. Reference: Roderick W. Page 88 of 217 . Inside Linux: Page 17. Incorrect Answers: B. It can reduce the size of the Windows 95 partition without losing any data. fdisk hdb D.

D. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Smith. Create a swap partition of type 82. swap Answer: A. 0x83 is the type code for a file system partition. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 541. The w option is used to write the changes. s D. Question: 245 What type would you set on a partition to make it a swap partition? A. 0x83 C. Create an extended partition to be used for the data. not display the partition table. S is not a partition type code. Format the hard drive to use the ext2 filesystem. Explanation: The p option used with fdisk is used to display the partition table. Question: 246 You have a new. Smith. Create a primary partition using fdisk. w B. The m option is used to display the main menu. 0x82 B. m C. Answer: D. Swap is not a partition type code. The a option is used to toggle a bootable flag on a partition. B. Explanation: Page 89 of 217 . not display the partition table. Reference: Roderick W. What is the first step you use? A. a D. not the partition table. empty hard drive that you will use for Linux. Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 244 While using fdisk what command would you use to see the partition table? A. C. C. Incorrect Answers: A. p Answer: D. Explanation: Swap partitions use the type code 0x82. B. C.

a swap partition and an extended partition. (This can also be done as part of the installation process). Page 90 of 217 . Question: 248 When you create a new partition. You can format the primary partition but when you try to format the extended partition it fails. D. For this reason. C. kilobytes. Explanation: When creating a new partition. Question: 247 You have created a primary partition. There is no special command to format extended partitions. Reference: Roderick W. What command would you use to create the ext2 filesystem? Answer: mkfs. B. you cannot format an extended partition (you must create a logical partition first). megabytes or gigabytes). Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. not a swap partition. D. you are prompted to enter the starting and ending cylinders (although you can specify a size in bytes. What is the problem? A. Smith. Smith. C. Your syntax is wrong for the format command when attempting to format the extended partition. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. not an extended partition. You cannot format an extended partition. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 458. you need to designate its size by defining the starting and ending __________Answer: cylinders. You don't need to create two primary partitions. so the syntax is likely to be correct.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The first step to installing Linux on a new hard disk is to create a primary partition. You need to create a partition before you can format it. B. You successfully formatted the primary partition. B. Explanation: The purpose of an extended partition is to house logical partitions. You should have created another primary partition instead of an extended partition. Answer: C. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. You have to use the fdformat command to format extended partitions. Question: 249 In order to apply a filesystem to your new partitions you must format them. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457.

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Explanation: The command used to format a partition (which creates a file system) is mkfs (make file system). Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 250 When formatting your partition with the mkfs command, you can also pass to the command the type of filesystem and the number of _______? Answer: blocks. Explanation: When formatting a partition with the mkfs command, you can specify the number of blocks although this isn't necessary because mkfs can calculate this based on the size of the partition. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 251 You have new documentation that you wish to install so that it will be available to your users. Which directory would be the most appropriate to use for these files? A. /tmp B. /usr C. /lib D. /mnt Answer: B. Explanation: Most documentation including man pages is kept in the /usr directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469. Incorrect Answers: A. /tmp is not the usual location for documentation. C. /lib is not the usual location for documentation. D. /mnt is not the usual location for documentation. Question: 252 Each inode contains extensive information on a file. Which of the following is not contained in the inode? A. File size. B. Filename. C. File's owner. D. Number of links to the file. Answer: B. Explanation: An inode contains the type (for example, plain file, directory, symbolic link, or device file) of the file; its owner, group, and public access permissions; the owner and group ID numbers; its size in
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bytes; the number of links (directory references) to the file; and the times of last access and last modification to the file. However, an inode does not contain the name of the file. Reference: http://perl.plover.com/yak/ext2fs/slide019.html Incorrect Answers: A. An inode does contain the file size. C. An inode does contain the file's owner. D. An inode does contain the number of links to a file. Question: 253 When you issue the command ls -1, the first character of the resulting display represents the file's _________Answer: type. Explanation: The first character displayed in the output of the ls -l command represents the file's type. For example, d represents a directory. Reference: http://www.firstlinux.com/articles/cards/permissions.shtml Question: 254 In order to run fsck on the root partition, the root partition must be mounted as _________. Answer: read only. Explanation: Fsck must only be run on unmounted or read only partitions. This is because any changes to the file system during normal read/write operations can confuse fsck and cause file system corruption. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 462. Question: 255 You cannot mount /dev/hdb1 and suspect that the superblock is bad. How do you fix this? A. Use the mkfs command. B. Use the fsck command with the -f option. C. Use the e2fsck to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on your disk. D. Restore the superblock from your tape backup. Answer: C. Explanation: The e2fsck utility can be used to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on the disk. Reference: http://www.mandrakeuser.org/docs/admin/arecov3.html Incorrect Answers:
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A. The mkfs command will format the disk causing data loss. B. Fsck cannot be used to restore the superblock. D. You cannot restore the superblock from a tape backup because you cannot mount the drive. Question: 256 Why should you track the amount of free space on your disk? A. If there is no free space, you will not be able to write to that filesystem. B. If there is no free space, you will not be able to install new applications. C. If the amount of free space becomes less then 50 percent, then your system will slow down. D. If the amount of free space is too low, you system will not boot. Answer: A. Explanation: If there is no free space on a disk, you will not be able to write to that disk. Incorrect Answers: B. You will not be able to install new applications, but that is less of a problem than not being able to write to the disk. C. Disk space of less than 50% will not slow the system down. D. Low disk space will not prevent the system booting. Question: 257 You want to know how much space is being occupied by your user's home directories. Which of the following will provide you with this information? A. du -l /home B. du -b /home C. du -m /home D. du -c /home Answer: D. Explanation: The du (disk usage) command with the -c option will display the total used space in the specified directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 477. Incorrect Answers: A. The -l option is used to count the size of all files, whether or not they have already appeared (i.e., via a hard link). B. The -b option is used to display the size in bytes of all the files in the specified directory. C. The -m option is used to display the size in megabytes of all the files in the specified directory. Question: 258 You also need to know the amount of free space on the partition containing the user's home directories. Which of the following commands will provide this information? A. df /home B. df -i /home C. df --sync
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D. df -T Answer: A. Explanation: The df (disk free) command is used to display the free space in the specified partition or directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 471. Incorrect Answers: B. The -i option is used to display information about the inodes, not the free space. C. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -sync option is incorrect. D. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -T option is incorrect. Question: 259 You notice that the amount of free space is getting low. When you check the contents of the /tmp directory, you find several hundred files so you delete them. After deleting these temp files, you check the amount of free space, however, it has not increased. What should you do? A. Move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. Delete the partition containing the /tmp directory, recreate it and restore its contents. C. Delete the /tmp directory and recreate it. D. Run fsck on the filesystem containing the /tmp directory. Answer: C. Explanation: The easiest way to fix this is to delete and recreate the /tmp directory (it's easy because the directory is empty). Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. There are no contents to restore as they have been deleted. D. Fsck is time consuming and hence unnecessary. Question: 260 You have the /var directory on its own partition. You have run out of space. What should you do? A. Reconfigure your system to not write to the log files. B. Use fips to enlarge the partition. C. Delete all the log files. D. Delete the partition and recreate it with a larger size. Answer: B. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. It can reduce or enlarge a partition without losing data. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. Incorrect Answers: A. You should not prevent the system writing log files. C. You should not delete all the log files. D. It is unnecessary to delete the partition, which would require restoring the data.

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Question: 264 Page 95 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 261 You can start Linux in many different ways. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213/4. You can boot Linux by typing Linux at the Linux boot prompt. Explanation: 'Linux' is not a DOS command and so cannot be used to start Linux. D. Answer: /var/log/boot. Explanation: The dmesg utility displays all the boot messages that were displayed during system boot up. Explanation: When the kernel is loading. logview D. D. The boot messages are not stored in the kernel. Smith. You can boot Linux with a Linux boot floppy disk. man logs Answer: A.messages C. Type linux from a DOS prompt under Windows 95. Question: 263 What command can you use to see the boot messages? A. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 262 When the kernel is loading. Incorrect Answers: B. cat kernel. Smith. Logview is the incorrect command to view the boot messages. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: Roderick W. Type linux at the boot: prompt.messages. C. You can boot Linux using a boot loader such as LILO. Man logs would display the man files for a program named logs.messages file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615. From a floppy disk. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615. D. it writes any messages to the _______ file. it writes any messages to the /var/log/boot. Using a boot loader such as LILO. Incorrect Answers: B. dmesg B. Smith.messages file. C. Answer: A. Which of the following is not one of these? A. B.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 After the kernel is loaded. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. The runlevel field defines which runlevels this line applies to Question: 266 Which file should you examine to determine the defined runlevels for your system? Answer: /etc/inittab Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon. sys. it calls the ______ daemon which is responsible for creating new processes. Smith. syslog Answer: C. B. D. Defines which runlevels this line applies to. Page 96 of 217 .conf C. B. B.conf is not a daemon. The process field specifies the command to execute. init D. A. Incorrect Answers: A. D. Question: 265 Each entry in the /etc/inittab file contains four fields the third of which is the Action field. The purpose of the action field is to tell the init daemon what to do with each process. Specifies the command to execute. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 393. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. What is the purpose of this field? A. Reference: Roderick W. Identifies the entry. inittab B. Sys. Defines how to handle the entry. Syslog is not a daemon. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon. The ID field identifies the entry. D. C. Answer: C. This file contains the defined runlevels on a Linux system. The format of each entry in the inittab file is ID: runlevel: action: process. because it is responsible for starting all the other services (processes). Explanation: The init daemon (initd) is sometimes known as a "super server". Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon.

com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.html Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. /etc/init. Init does read the inittab file. All processes are stopped and the root filesystem is mounted as read-only when in single user mode. Halt is the incorrect command. Reference: http://www. Users cannot log in to the system. /etc/scripts C. Users can only log into the system across the network. It is a configuration file for the init daemon. Question: 269 Where are the startup scripts defined? A. C. B. network services are disabled and only the root user can log in. D.init [runlevel] Answer: A. D. sys.com/linux/cmd/i/init. halt [runlevel] C. D. Init does not read the /etc/inittab file.oreillynet. Network services are disabled.redhat. /etc/inittab is not a command. Explanation: Single user mode (sometimes known as single user maintenance mode or runlevel 1) is used to carry out maintenance to a system. /etc/start Page 97 of 217 . In this mode. sys.html Incorrect Answers: B. Explanation: The correct command to change the runlevel of a Linux system is 'init [runlevel]'. Not all processes are stopped and the file system is not mounted in read only mode. /etc/inittab D. only root can log in. B. init [runlevel] B. Answer: C. Question: 268 What should you type to change the runlevel of your system? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. C.3-Manual/custom-guide/s1-rescuemodebooting-single.d B. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W.init is not a command. Question: 267 How does single user mode differ from other runlevels? A.

Smith. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 411-412. Explanation: The /etc/conf. Smith. D. /etc/inittab Answer: A. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon. There is a script to mount the file system. Load modules. This is the incorrect folder. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: Roderick W. C. /etc/inittab D. This is the incorrect folder.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Smith.modules Answer: D. Answer: A. Backup user's directories. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. Incorrect Answers: B. Incorrect Answers: B. What file do you use to pass parameters to a module? A. There is a script to run fsck.mod B. Explanation: The init daemon runs the rc startup scripts to start various processes when the system boots. Question: 271 Modules are pieces of kernel code that you can load or unload. B. Page 98 of 217 . D. Mount files ystem. /etc/modules C. D. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394. There is a script to load modules.d folder according to the configuration in the inittab file.modules file is used to associate a module (driver) with hardware device. C. /etc/conf. /etc/conf. Explanation: When a system starts up. the init daemon starts the scripts defined in the /etc/init. Run fsck. Backing up user directories is not controlled by one of these scripts. Question: 270 Which of the following tasks is not controlled by one of the rc startup scripts? A.

Incorrect Answers: A. C. B. C. not the /etc/ups. Explanation: The init daemon is responsible for starting processes.ups Answer: B. Reference: http://www. D. /etc/inittab C. not the /etc/power. B. Explanation: The init q command is used to instruct the init daemon to reread the /etc/inittab file and carry out the instructions in the file. How do you institute these configuration changes without having to reboot your computer or have your users log off? A. /etc/conf. D. Answer: C.oreillynet. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. C. Change the runlevel to single user mode.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. Issue the command source /etc/inittab. /etc/conf.ups file. Smith.conf file. Page 99 of 217 .conf D. The init daemon can be instructed to read its configuration file at any time. Question: 273 You have made changes to the /etc/inittab after installing your UPS. Which file should you use to define the steps to be taken in the case of a power failure? A. Reference: Roderick W. not the /etc/conf. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. The init daemon only reads its configurations file during boot. The /etc/inittab file. The configuration file for the init daemon is /etc/inittab. The /etc/inittab file.mod is not the name of the module configuration file. /etc/power. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. B. The /etc/inittab file is used by the init daemon. Question: 272 You have installed a new UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and the powerd daemon. /etc/modules is not the name of the module configuration file. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. The /etc/inittab file. This file should be edited to instruct the system to run the powerd daemon in the event of a power failure. Source is the incorrect command.conf B.conf file. /etc/ups. It is not necessary to change the runlevel.html Incorrect Answers: A.com/linux/cmd/i/init. D. Issue the init q command.

Smith. Tobler. You have to boot your default image and then look at the configuration file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 274 Which of the following statements is not true about LILO? A. It must replace the master boot record on your hard drive. What should you do? A. Although you have four different boot images on your system. D. At the boot: prompt. Incorrect Answers: A. You can choose any installed boot image. It can be located elsewhere. not the Alt key. LILO -s filename D. New Riders. Incorrect Answers: A. LILO -c filename C. You don't need to hold the shift key down whilst booting. LILO can be used to specify up to 16 different boot images. Explanation: At the LILO boot prompt. C. press the Alt key. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. You need to press the tab key. Reference: Michael J. It can specify up to 16 different boot images. LILO Page 100 of 217 . How can you test the new configuration without installing it? A. you can use the tab key to toggle between the various boot images on the system. LILO can be used on a floppy disk to install Linux. LILO will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. Question: 276 You have made changes to the LILO configuration file but you are not sure the changes will work. Question: 275 You boot your system using LILO. press the Tab key. D. It will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. but this isn't a requirement. you don't have to boot the default image. you cannot remember what you named them and you do not want to boot your default image. B. Reference: Roderick W. B. C. At the boot: prompt. Answer: C. B. Inside Linux: Page 374. C. D. It can be used on a floppy to boot Linux. Hold the shift key down when booting until you get a prompt. Explanation: The default location for the Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record (MBR). Answer: B. LILO -t B. D.

D. You must then run the LILO command to activate the changes. B. You need the -t option to test the configuration.0. Page 101 of 217 . Smith.0. There is no timeout option for the lilo. not the -s option.conf). C. The LILO command without any options will install LILO without testing the configuration file. Reference: http://www-ugrad. Change the label to boot: instead of linux. What changes should you make to the /etc/lilo.conf file. not prompt=30. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216/7. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: The -t option used with LILO is used to test the LILO configuration file (/etc/lilo. Incorrect Answers: B.cs. Question: 278 Part of your /etc/lilo. Explanation: To configure LILO to display a boot prompt. Question: 277 What is the complete name of the default configuration file for LILO? Answer: /etc/lilo.colorado. Add a line containing a timeout. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. Add a line containing prompt.conf.edu/udp/admin/linux-howto.html Incorrect Answers: B.conf Explanation: The LILO configuration file is /etc/lilo. You need the -t option to test the configuration.conf file. The line should contain just prompt.36. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216. Answer: A. Smith.conf file is as follows: boot=/dev/hda map=/boot/map install=/boot/boot.conf file to make a prompt appear every time you boot your system? A. Add a line containing prompt=30.7 label=linux root=dev/dha1 You would like to start in a single user mode but you do not get a boot: prompt. Reference: Roderick W. C. you need to add a line containing the word prompt to the lilo.b image=/boot/vmlinuz-2. not the -c option.

when you restart your computer you still do not have a prompt.conf. C. LILO loaded successfully but the kernel is corrupt. If LILO wasn't installed properly. You need to run the lilo command without any options to activate the changes. D. What should you do? A. you would see the word LILO during boot up. you would see the word LI during boot up. LILO could only complete the first stage. The -t option will test the configuration but not activate the changes.conf to cause a boot: prompt to show. Question: 281 You are going to install a new hard disk in your system.when booting the system. Reference: Roderick W. What could be the problem? A. Smith. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -t. shutdown -t now Page 102 of 217 . usually a geometry mismatch. Which of the following commands will halt your system so you can install the new hardware? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218.new. Answer: D. LILO could not load the map file. You must not rename the configuration file. B. Incorrect Answers: A. D. it means that LILO could not load the map file.conf file. If LILO could only complete the first stage. you wouldn't see any part of the work LILO during boot up. Answer: B. shutdown -r now D. B. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 634. Question: 279 You have changed /etc/lilo. Explanation: If you only see LIL. shutdown -h now C. Rename your configuration file to /etc/lilo. usually media failure. Question: 280 When booting your system after installing LILO you see LIL. shutdown -k now B.and then nothing happens. Smith. If LILO loaded successfully. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo. B. LILO is not installed properly. you must run the lilo command to activate the changes. however. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: After making changes to the lilo. Incorrect Answers: A. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -u. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The label is just the displayed name of the operating system. C. C.

Any user listed in the shutdown. Reference: Roderick W. You do not want to give him the root password. you can enter a message that will be displayed to users before the system shuts down. You cannot do this. Reference: Roderick W. C.allow file contains the names of the user accounts that are permitted to shutdown the system. Page 103 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: When using the shutdown command. D. Give him the root password and change it when you arrive the next morning. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1.allow file can shutdown the system.conf is the wrong file. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown. D. Explanation: The shutdown -h command will shut down your system properly. Question: 283 You are going to reboot your system but want to warn your users to log off. It is not necessary or desirable to give the technician the root password. Smith. The -r option would cause the system to restart. but he needs to be able to shutdown the system. Smith. B. The -t option is used to delay the shutdown. C.allow file.conf file. reboot D. B. How can you accomplish this? A. The -h option issues the halt command as part of the shutdown process. The -k option would display a warning message.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B. Reference: Roderick W. init B. but would not actually shut down the system. Shutdown. Question: 282 You have a technician who will come in after hours to install new hardware in your system. halt C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. D. only root can run the shutdown command. Answer: C. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. Explanation: The /etc/shutdown. shutdown Answer: D. Which of the following commands will send a message to the users? A. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A.

allow. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. you would use the / command followed by the word you were looking for. The reboot command does not send a message to users. The halt command does not send a message to users. The files used to control host access is hosts. the find command cannot search for text.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. Incorrect Answers: A. B. What would you type while displaying the page to find the location where manpath is discussed? A. The installation of man pages on your system is corrupt. If the directory was searched later. you wouldn't receive any man pages. Explanation: You typed the command incorrectly. Question: 284 You want to review the man page on the files used to control host access. B. It is used for locating files. /manpath D. Furthermore. D. grep manpath B. You wouldn't get a different page. C. You could use the locate command. You could use the grep command. when you enter man hosts_access you get the man page for routines used to programmatically manipulate access. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. The page you are looking for does not exist on your system. D. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: To search for text within a man page. C. The correct command would be man hosts. Question: 285 You want to find how to set the manpath variable so you type man man.allow. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. however. B. B. not hosts_access. you would get an error saying so. D. locate manpath Answer: C. The page you are looking for resides in a directory that is searched later. Reference: Roderick W. You typed the name of the page incorrectly. If the installation of the man pages is corrupt. Answer: C. The init command does not send a message to users. Smith. If a page didn't exist. What is the problem? A. you would still get the correct page eventually. Find is not a man program command. find manpath C. Question: 286 Page 104 of 217 .

profile file. info info D.profile file. You can only have one version of man pages installed on your system at a time. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers: A. What should you do to accomplish this? A. C. You can have multiple versions of man pages installed on a system. man -c password D. man -q password Answer: B. Question: 288 You know that the info utility provides easier to understand documentation but you have never used it. man -k password C. You only need to set it once in the .uic. D. B. Explanation: The manpath variable can be set in the .config file located in that user's home directory. Edit the . You have one user who wishes to use the Spanish pages rather then English ones. D.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos. It is unnecessary to reset the manpath variable every time the user logs in. B. -q is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. Which command will find the appropriate page? A. You would need to edit this variable to point to the Spanish man pages. Instruct the user in how to reset the MANPATH variable whenever he logs in.profile file and is used to instruct the man program where to look for the man pages. man info B. Explanation: The man -k command is used to search the man pages for a specified string.config file.edu/depts/accc/hardware/borg/profile. C. You need to edit the . info help Page 105 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 You wish to find the man page that discusses how to change a password.html Incorrect Answers: A. not the man. You type man password but you get the message that no manual entry for password exists. How can you access a tutorial on using info? A. -c is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string.oreillynet. Edit the man. Question: 287 You have installed an additional set of man pages but in Spanish. man -C password B.profile file located in that user's home directory. -C is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. Answer: C. info C. Reference: http://www. D.

Question: 291 When you install a new application. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /etc/HOWTO directory. Man info would display the man pages for the info program. Reference: Michael J. New Riders. documentation on that application is also installed. Info help would display documentation on the help command. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/lib/HOWTO directory. The info command would run the info program. The info info command is used to access a tutorial on the info program. /usr/HOWTO D. Where would you look for the documentation after installing an application called MyApp? A. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/HOWTO directory. B. Explanation: Info pages are easier to understand than the sometimes complex man pages. These documents are normally installed in which directory? A. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. Reference: Roderick W. Info info is used to access a tutorial on the info program. D. Note: /usr/share/doc/HOWTO deserves attention. /usr/MyApp Page 106 of 217 . Tobler. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. /usr/lib/HOWTO Answer: B. /etc/HOWTO B. Explanation: The default location for the HOWTO documents is /usr/doc/HOWTO. Smith. Question: 290 What does FAQ stand for? Answer: frequently asked questions Explanation: Frequently asked questions are often referred to as FAQs. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. Question: 289 There is considerable documentation covering various tasks provided as HOWTOs. Incorrect Answers: A. D. but not display a tutorial about it. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. /usr/doc/HOWTO C. Inside Linux: Page 8.

They can be found at www. The HOWTOs can be downloaded from the Linux Documentation Project website. Explanation: The default location for application documentation is in the /usr/doc/<application name> directory. http://www. Smith. /usr/doc/MyApp D.com is the Google search engine specifically designed to search for news groups.lug. http://www. Question: 293 You have a problem installing an older CD-ROM drive on one of your Linux servers. Question: 292 You need to update your HOWTOs. Reference: Roderick W. B. Your local Linux User Group should have a copy. You don't need to order a CD.deja. Reference: http://www. Linux Documentation Project. http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.news. Linux Mall and order a new CD. C. http://www.tldp.linux-help.com C.com B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. /lib/doc/MyApp C. Answer: D.tldp.or they may not.com Answer: A.org. Your local Linux User Group may have a copy . C. Where could you go to search the newsgroups to look for a solution? A. Page 107 of 217 . B. Incorrect Answers: A. Application documentation is not located in the /lib/doc directory. The website for your distribution will have HOWTOs relating to your distribution but not all the applications that you may have installed. Explanation: www. Application documentation is not located in the same directory where the application is installed. You have checked the HOWTOs and FAQs but have not found your answer.com D.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. B.deja. In the same directory where the application is installed. Application documentation is located in the doc subdirectory of the /usr directory. Explanation: The Linux Documentation Project has all the latest HOWTOs. Answer: C. D. The web site for your distribution. Where should you go to acquire the latest version? A. D.

C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. The whereis command does not search the entire directory tree. What command can you use to determine its purpose.html Question: 296 You locate a command in the /bin directory but do not know what it does. C. Incorrect Answers: A. D. Since it searched the entire directory tree. Explanation: Page 108 of 217 . Explanation: The whereis command searches for files in a restricted set of directories such as standard binary file directories. B. The whereis command only searches known directories that are hard coded into the command. There is no whereis database to update. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 652. Question: 294 The whereis command is helpful in finding the location of a command as well as its related man page. library directories and man page directories. Answer: whatis.oreillynet. D. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: http://www. C. Answer: D. What is the disadvantage of using it? A.com/linux/cmd/w/which. You would not search for news groups at this site.deja. the whereis command can take an excessive amount of time. You wouldn't use the whereis command to look for source files. Explanation: The which command is used to display the full path to the program that would be run if a specified command was issued. Smith. You would not search for news groups at this site. You would not search for news groups at this site. B. Question: 295 You suspect that you have two commands with the same name as the command is not producing the expected results. What command would you use to determine the location of the command being run? Answer: which. The whereis command will not find source files located on your system. You have to update the whereis database in order to keep it current.com Incorrect Answers: B.

org/cgi-bin/man-cgi?makewhatis+8 Incorrect Answers: B. It searches the short descriptions from the man pages. The database is updated automatically. C.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The whatis command searches a database of short man pages to determine the purpose of a command. It is the same as the man -K command. updatedb C. B. Page 109 of 217 . Answer: C. It uses the whatis database. It uses the locatedb database to answer your query. Reference: http://www. Question: 299 Which of the following items would not be important for you to record in your system documentation? A. not the locatedb database. D. The database is not updated automatically. B. C.html Question: 297 What command must you run to update the database used by the whatis command? A. not the man -K command (note the capital K). It is not the same as the man -f command. B. Answer: A. Reference: http://www. It is the same as the man -f command.tac.html Incorrect Answers: A. Updatedb is the wrong command to update the whatis database. D.oreillynet. Question: 298 What does the apropos command do? A. Whatis only searches for a single word. Explanation: The makewhatis command is used to update the whatis database.oreillynet. Any kernel patches you might apply. Reference: http://www. Make whatisdb is the wrong command to update the whatis database.eu. Applications that are installed. D. make whatisdb D.com/linux/cmd/w/whatis. It is the same as the man -k command. Explanation: The apropos command is similar to the whatis command in that is searches the short descriptions from the man pages for a specified string. makewhatis B.

Smith. Reference: Roderick W. When did each user log on last? D. D. but this is not as helpful as application documentation. Email your user's your office hours. Incorrect Answers: B. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. You wouldn't leave after every problem you fixed. you will by default be taken to your home directory. Use as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong. C. Explanation: A directory containing instructions for using all installed applications would make a system administrator's job much easier. fix it and leave. Explanation: When the cd command is used without specifying a directory. D. cd home/username Answer: A. cd home C. the last time each user logged on is not important and does not need to be documented. C. cd B. What problems with the system you have had. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 301 Which of the following commands will make your home directory your working directory? A. Any installed applications should be documented. D. Using as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong would confuse the user and would gain nothing. Any system problems should be documented. Answer: C. Page 110 of 217 . Create a directory containing instructions for using all installed applications. cd.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. However.. D. Smith. Explanation: Documentation is an important part of any system administrator's job. Any kernel patches should be documented. Question: 300 Which of the following would improve your ability to provide user support? A. It would be helpful for your users to know your working hours. Whenever a user has a problem. B. Answer: A.

Reference: http://www. ls -Af /home/username D. ls -l /home/username Answer: B. tom. The R option makes the search recursive meaning that any subdirectories will be searched. ls -aR /home/username C.. Cd home would take you to a subdirectory of your current directory named home. New Riders.oreillynet.mem Explanation: The -r option displays the files in reverse order. C. Reference: http://www. Answer: ls -r /home/ben/memos/*. and betty. The '*' is a wildcard which means that any file that ends with . The cd home/username command would not take you to your home directory.com/linux/cmd/l/ls. The -A option does not search the '. How could you determine each file's type by issuing only one command? Answer: file letters tom betty Explanation: The file command is used to display a files type. ls -c home B. The -c option is used to list files by status change time.' directory. The cd. Question: 302 Which of the following commands will show a list of the files in your home directory including hidden files and the contents of all subdirectories? A. Page 111 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B.html Incorrect Answers: A. It does not display hidden files and it does not search subdirectories.oreillynet.mem will be displayed.html Question: 304 You have three files in the /home/ben/memos directory called letters. command would take you up one level in the directory tree. Explanation: The a option used with the ls command is used to display hidden files. Tobler. D. The -l command displays the files permissions. D. You can enter multiple filenames after the file command. C.com/linux/cmd/l/ls. Question: 303 What command should you type to see all the files with an extension of 'mem' listed in reverse alphabetical order in the /home/ben/memos directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Michael J. Inside Linux: Page 55.

Incorrect Answers: A. There is no semi-colon (. Incorrect Answers: A. The most common use of the cat command is to display the contents of a file. not the ls command. less B.com/linux/cmd/f/file. cat betty > friends Answer: B. Question: 306 Which of the following cannot be accomplished with the cat command? A. Create a new file. Question: 307 Which of the following commands will display a file one screen at a time? A. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. Display the contents of a file. You need the cat command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. Explanation: The cat command is typically used to display the contents of a file. tr Page 112 of 217 . C.html Question: 305 Which of the following commands will combine the contents of the files tom and betty into a new file called friends? A. Smith. page C. cat tom betty > friend C. cat tom.) between the filenames to be combined. not the more command. C. D. C. D. Change the contents of a file. Answer: D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. B.oreillynet. Reference: Roderick W. You can create a new file with the cat <filename> command. It cannot be used to change the contents of a file (although it can add append data to a file). You need the cat command. more tom betty > friends D. Append information to another file. You can combine multiple files into one file or append information to a file with the cat command. Smith. B. ls tom betty > friends B. Explanation: You can use the redirection operator (>) with the cat command to combine multiple files into one file.

Explanation: Server Message Blocks (SMBs) are used by Windows clients for network communications.html Incorrect Answers: B. The cat command is used to display the contents of files but it will scroll down to the bottom of the file. There is no page command. What command should you use? A. Syslog daemon.oreillynet. Explanation: less is a program for paging through files or other output.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. B. Which of the following must be installed for this server? A. log Answer: C. log is not a valid command. Question: 309 A customer needs a Linux server to act as a Microsoft Windows NT server. Network file system daemon. D.com/linux/cmd/l/less. D. B. File transfer protocol daemon. Reference: http://www. tail B. less D. You want to watch the messages as they are being written to the log. Tr is used to translate characters. Explanation: The less command will display the contents of a file one screen at a time. C. The Server Message Block daemon provides this service. head C. Answer: C.The head command is used to print the first ten lines of a specified file. It does not display the contents of a file one screen at a time. C. The tail command is used to display the last ten lines of a specified file. cat Answer: A.csp?path=l/less Incorrect Answers: A.com/linux/cmd/cmd. Question: 308 You are debugging a new application that is crashing. D.oreillynet. Reference: Page 113 of 217 . Reference: http://www. Server message block daemon.

D: The lprm command is used to remove specific print jobs from print queues. The 'lpc restart all <printername>' is used to restart the printer daemons on the specified printers. The print jobs must be specified by job number which can be obtained using the lpq command. The syslog daemon is used to log system messages. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 354. She wants to power cycle the printer.com/linux/cmd/l/lpc. The File Transfer Protocol daemon is commonly used for transferring files across the internet.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. Page 114 of 217 . The chmod command is used to change the access mode (permission) of the file. Question: 311 Which command enables a user to make a newly created shell script executable? A. The +x option keeps the existing permissions and adds the execute permission. B. not to make it executable. Explanation: To make a script executable. The Network File System daemon is used for communication between Linux computers. lprm Answer: A. chmod +x <filename> D. D: /configure <filename> is not the correct command. /configure <filename> Answer: C. Explanation: The 'lpc clean all <printername> command is used to remove files that cannot be printed from the specified printer queues.html Incorrect Answers B: The lpr command is used to send print jobs to a print queue. Which command would she use to accomplish this? A. Smith. B: The chown command is used to change the owner of a file. Question: 310 A user is having problems printing to the network printer. C: Lpd is the line printer daemon. but nothing is printing out. you need to add the execute permission to the file. chown +x <filename> C. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers A: /<filename> is not the correct command. /<filename> B. It accepts print jobs submitted by the lpr command.com/linux/cmd/c/chmod. D. but does not want the extra jobs to print out when it comes back online.oreillynet. Incorrect Answers: A. lpc B. lpd D.oreillynet. lpr C. She has sent several jobs to the printer. Reference: http://www.

you should use the tar command to uncompress the files.gz Answer: B. The tar utility is used to 'tar' multiple files into one archive and the gzip utility is used to compress the files.gz D. Reference: http://www. su -c "kill 1010" Answer: D Question: 313 The administrator for a Linux server needs to update the system and downloads the required patch.oreillynet. init 0 B. cd /single D.tar. The z option is used to invoke gzip to uncompress the files and the f <filename> option is used to specify the filename. Page 115 of 217 .gz B.tar.gz". init 1 C. gzip -p update. killall -9 1010 D.gz extension has been processed by two programs. To uncompress the file. su "kill 1010" C. C: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files.tar. You can change the runlevel by issuing the 'init <runlevel> command (in this case 'init 1'). you should use the tar command.gz C. Explanation: Single user mode is known as runlevel 1. Which of the following commands would be the best way to uncompress this file? A. Question: 314 How could an administrator switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A. kill 1010 B.tar. Which of the following commands will kill the process? A. you should use the tar command to uncompress the files. untar -xzf update.html Incorrect Answers A: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files. D: Untar is not the correct command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 312 An administrator who logged in as a standard user needs to kill process 1010 that was started by the root user.com/linux/cmd/t/tar. gunzip -update. The filename is "update. tar -xzf update. Therefore. su -single Answer: B. Explanation: A file with the tar. The x option is used to extract the files.tar. Therefore.

The -n19 option will lower the priority of the process. D: :: is not a valid command redirector. ls /tmp || DoNotCreateBackup B. When using the nice command. ls /tmp && DoNotCreateBackup C.html Incorrect Answers A: Init 0 will change the system to runlevel 0. ls /tmp :: DoNotCreateBackup Answer: C. What command would accomplish this goal? A. C: Cd /single will change to a directory named /single. The default 'niceness' is 10. Explanation: The >> symbols represent a command redirector.netti. B: && is not a valid command redirector. Page 116 of 217 . ">>" will take the output of the ls /tmp command and instead of displaying it on screen. bk nmap:6894 D. bg nmap B. CTRL-Q. the lowest priority is 19 and the highest is 1. Question: 315 An administrator needs to append the list of files in the /tmp directory to the existing file "DoNotCreateBackup". What command can be used to run nmap with less resources? A.htm Incorrect Answers A: || is not a valid command redirector. Reference: http://www. Explanation: The Kill command is used to kill the process. D: Su -single will attempt to switch to a user named single.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. Question: 316 The following is the output from a ps command: PID TTY TIME CMD 1054 pts/1 00:00:00 bash 6894 pts/1 00:00:00 nmap 7123 pts/1 00:00:00 ps The nmap process has been taking up too much processing power.com/linux/cmd/i/init. The nice command is used to run a process with a lower priority. ls /tmp >> DoNotCreateBackup D. stop | back 6894 C. Kill 6894 : nice -n19 nmap <arguments> Answer: D. Runlevel 0 is used to halt the system.hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf. it will append it to a file (in this case.oreillynet. a file named DoNotCreateBackup).

Telnet is the user interface that communicates with another host using the Telnet protocol. However.com/linux/cmd/t/telnet.html Incorrect Answers A: FTP is used to transfer files using the FTP (File Transfer Protocol). ftp B.oreillynet. What does the command "cd~" do? A. Keeps the user in their current directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. telnet D.html Incorrect Answers Page 117 of 217 . Returns the user to their home directory. Question: 317 The system administrator wants to connect to his servers remotely to create a new user. Commands entered into a telnet console are executed on the remote system. B: Ping is used to test IP connectivity.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7. Explanation: The 'cd~' command is the same as the 'cd' command in that it will return you to your home directory. Reference: http://www. it doesn't lower the priority of the process. bk is not the correct command. Returns the user to the root directory.redhat. which is why your home directory is sometimes known as your login directory. C. Which of the following commands can be used? A. C: CTRL-Q. Question: 318 The current working directory is /var/spool/Tom/ip. Answer: B. Explanation: Telnet is used to access remote systems. Reference: http://www. ping C. Your home directory is the default directory you are taken to when you log in. D: Traceroute is another utility used to test IP connectivity by tracing the route to a remote host.oreillynet. Returns the user to the parent directory of "ip". traceroute Answer: C. B.3-Manual/getting-started-guide/s1-navigatingcd. D.html Incorrect Answers A: The bg command is used to run a process in the background. B: Stop | back is not the correct command.com/linux/cmd/n/nice. (CTRL-Q is often used to turn all output stopped on screen back on).

D. Reference: Roderick W. D: /etc/users does not contain group information. you would enter the command: cd. Question: 320 Why would setting up separate file systems for /home and /var be appropriate? A.html Incorrect Answers B: Quota overruns would not cause a system failure. C: The cd command is used to 'change directory'. The drive has been partitioned and formatted with the ext2 file system. Add the proper drive module to the kernel. or cd /var/spool/Tom. Administrators can separate user files from business files. It is a good idea to keep this data separate from the users' personal data stored in their home directories. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 243. Answer: A. Page 118 of 217 . What needs to be done? A. B: /usr/users does not contain group information. Guests accounts included in /var are separated from user accounts kept in /home.. /etc/group D. C. It does not keep you in the current directory. Users can access /home for their personal applications and /var can store old applications. Explanation: The /var directory contains 'variable' system data such as log files.org/docs/basics/bfiles2. not the /usr directory. you would have to enter the command: cd /. Explanation: The /etc/group file contains a list of all the groups and the members of each group. D: To go to the parent directory of the ip directory (in other words. Question: 321 A customer has installed a new IDE hard drive in a Linux system. /usr/users C. D: /var is not used to store old applications. Question: 319 Which Linux file shows which users have access to which groups? A. The system is not subject to failure from log file or user quota overruns. Use a utility to edit fstab. Reference: http://www. C: There are no guest accounts in the /var directory. B. She is complaining that the new drive must be mounted manually every time the computer is booted. /usr/group B. /etc/users Answer: C. Incorrect Answers A: The group file is in the /etc directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: To go to the root directory. Smith.mandrakeuser. B. to go up one level).

Incorrect Answers B: No drive module needs to be added to the kernel as the filesystem can be mounted manually. C. rc. View the HOWTO pages on the Web browser. However. Add the drive information to the /dev directory. B. Reference: http://www. Change the runlevel to reflect the number of partitions in the system. D. Answer: A.local B. /etc/profile Answer: A. Use the built-in manual pages by typing "man route". C: The 'help' pages are known as manual pages and can be accessed using the 'man' command. you would type 'man route'. This information includes who can mount the filesystems and whether the filesystem should be mounted automatically at system bootup. ~/.conf D.bashrc C. using the man pages is quicker. Question: 323 A user wants to have a custom software daemon run each time the system starts. You can access the manual pages using the 'man' command. not the help command. D: It is not necessary to change the runlevel. Use the built-in help pages by typing "help route". B: The HOWTO pages are very useful. Explanation: Every system has manual pages installed by default. Where could this be configured? A.com/linux/cmd/m/man. Answer: D.html Incorrect Answers A: Searching the distribution documentation CD (if there is one) would be a long way of doing it. Which of the following resources is the quickest means of finding examples of correct usage? A. Smith.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. D. C: The drive information must already be in the /dev directory as the filesystem can be mounted manually. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1. Page 119 of 217 .oreillynet. The manual pages contain information about various commands including the syntax and the correct usage for each command. Search the distribution documentation CD. Explanation: The fstab file contains information about the filesystems. Question: 322 A technician discovers that the route command is being used incorrectly. To display information about the route command. inetd.

d. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394. B. Question: 324 For which of the following reasons could the dd utility be used? A. D. C: Inetd. The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Rc. The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. Inetd starts server processes when they are requested. C: Editing system configuration files cannot be automated because the configuration information would be different each time. B.local file exists in the /etc directory or a script subdirectory such as /etc/rc. D: The /etc/profile file is used to set defaults for environment variables. Question: 325 At boot time. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. D.com/linux/cmd/d/dd. and therefore should be manually entered into the files.local file.local is a startup script that can be configured to start processes or daemons when the system boots up. For this reason. You could use this to read information about hardware by taking input from the hardware configuration files and output this information to a single file. The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted. To create a bootable Linux system disk. It is not used to start daemons. What is the problem. it is better to use the rc. Answer: D. It is not used to start daemons.oreillynet. Answer: B Explanation: Page 120 of 217 . Incorrect Answers B: The bashrc file is used to set environment variables for the BASH shell.conf is used to configure the inet daemon. Explanation: The 'dd' utility is used to take input from an input file (IF) and output to an output file (OF). The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced. but it won't start the daemon until it receives a request for it. C. To locate and access system log files. B: The dd utility cannot be used to create a Linux system disk. To automate access to system hardware information. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers A: The dd utility cannot be used to locate system log files. The rc. Inetd could be used to start the custom daemon. To automate editing system configuration files. and how is it corrected? A. Reference: Roderick W.

This can be caused by improperly shutting down the machine. the number of bytes to be sent. Reference: http://www. C. and the state of the socket. the boot loader would not be able to run. Replace the keyboard. D.ca/faqs/section4. Question: 327 A customer wants to determine which TCP ports are in use on his Linux server. Explanation: Netstat is a TCP/IP command used to show the network status. C: If the partition table had become corrupt. Answer: D. Explanation: Passwords are case sensitive. the remote address and port. minicom D. The most common cause of logon failure due to a rejected password is the keyboard Caps Lock being on. Question: 326 A user is attempting to login to a Linux machine but her password keeps getting rejected. netstat Answer: D. Which of the following commands should be used? A. This would not result in inode or block error messages. Incorrect Answers A: Restarting the machine won't affect someone's ability to log on if their password is wrong. Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. C: You would check to see if root can log in if you were sure you're password is correct and the Caps Lock is off.com/linux/cmd/n/netstat.uwinnipeg.oreillynet. you would not get errors related to a corrupted filesystem because the filesystem hasn't been read yet. the most likely problem is that you have a corrupted file system. lsport C. but it is more likely that the Caps Lock is on. The -t option with Netstat is used to display just the TCP ports. B. B: It is possible that the keyboard is faulty. Reference: http://theory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If you get errors about inodes and blocks during system boot up. You should use a disk repair utility such as fsck to attempt to recover the filesystem.html Incorrect Answers Page 121 of 217 .html Incorrect Answers A: If the boot sector was corrupt. the system would not be able to find the partitions. Which of the following actions should be done first to try to solve the problem? A. For all active sockets. Therefore. the number of bytes waiting to be received. the port number. Reboot the machine. Check to see if root can login. tftp B. it will print the protocol.

Which of the following is the LEAST helpful in determining that a successful backup was performed? A. Running a diagnostic of the tape drive is probably the least helpful of the answers given. examine /var/log/boot. but that wouldn't guarantee that the backup was successful. C. C. Answer: D Explanation: The /var/log/boot. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files. examine /boot and run "ps-ef". Question: 329 A customer wants to identify all of the services that were initially loaded by his server upon boot and compare these with services that are currently running. B: Lsport is used to list printer ports. However. D. B: Performing a test restore is a good way of testing a successful backup. Perform a test restore.log file will contain all the messages displayed at boot time (plus any other system messages). then you would know that the backup was unsuccessful. examine /var/log/dmesg and run "ps -e". The tape drive may pass the diagnostics.d and run "whatis -x". to display the currently running processes.html Incorrect Answers A: /boot does not contain the messages displayed at boot time. B: The dmesg utility can be used to display boot messages. View the log file. If the tape media proves to be faulty or the restore fails. Page 122 of 217 . Reference: http://www. Question: 328 An operator is concerned that errors occurred during the last tape backup. C: Minicom is a utility used for connection modem dial up connections. it still doesn't necessarily mean that the backup was unsuccessful. The ps -ax command will display all currently running processes.oreillynet. you need to use the ax options with the ps command. not to display TCP port information. This will include the services being started at boot time. Run a diagnostic of the tape drive. not TCP ports. Explanation: If you are concerned about possible errors during a backup operation. D: Inspecting the tape media should be done as tapes do wear out after a while. If the tape drive failed the diagnostics. the first thing you should do it to check the log files.log and run "ps -ax".com/linux/cmd/p/ps. examine /etc/init. Inspect the tape media with appropriate utilities. Incorrect Answers A: Viewing the log file is the first thing you should do. B. Answer: C. You should also test the backup by performing a test restore and inspect the tape media. How should he look for this information? A. B.

com/linux/cmd/p/ps.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: Whatis is not used to display the currently running processes. B.oreillynet. Run "rpm -rebuilddb". Question: 330 A user is trying to connect to a system via HTTP. Run "ps aux | grep http". Run "rpm -initdb".rpm What is the best way to solve the problem? A. Check whether a second instance of rpm is already running. Answer: D. Run "finger http".yolinux. 'Httpd restart' would restart the httpd process. Run "restart httpd". Question: 331 The administrator uses the rpm command to install a new software package but he gets the following error message: cannotget exclusive lock on database error:cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. B. This information would be in /var/log/boot. View /var/messages to verify that the service started.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialSysAdmin. If any occurrences of http are found. C. How could an administrator verify that HTTP services are running after a default installation? A. Reference: http://www. Explanation: The ps aux command is used to list all currently running processes. D. Killing the other rpm instance should solve the problem. This is not necessary. B: The 'restart httpd' command incorrect.log. The grep http command will take the output from the ps aux command and search it for any occurrences of 'http'. Copy the package to the directory /var/lib/rpm/. Reference: http://www.html#RPM Incorrect Answers A: "rpm -initdb" is used to build a new database.html Incorrect Answers A: The finger command is used to display information about users. Explanation: The error stated in the question is usually caused by another instance of rpm already running. C. The output of this command is then handed to the grep command using the pipe (|) redirector. then you know that http is running. Answer: C. but it isn't used to tell you if the process is currently running. not about processes. D: /var/messages is the wrong file to verify that the service started. D. Page 123 of 217 .

C: The find command is used to find files. This may solve the problem but it is not the first thing you should try. D: This command would almost work but it is a long way of doing it. The only thing wrong with the command is that is has two redirectors together ( | followed by >). B. The output of this command is placed into a file name bob_groups.cd /etc. C: The error "cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. you would get an error saying it couldn't find the file.txt will be created if it doesn't already exist.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: "rpm -rebuilddb" is used to rebuild an existing database. it is unlikely that the first stage of LILO (LI) would be able to run.linuxpeople.oreillynet. Otherwise. Page 124 of 217 . B: LI being displayed has nothing to do with the video driver.where is bob >> bob_groups.txt Answer: B. Reference: http://www. not to find occurrences of a string within a file. LILO is not installed.txt B . it indicates that the first stage boot loader was able to load the second stage boot loader.txt D . Explanation: If LI is displayed during bootup.rpm" suggests that the package exists in the directory.html http://www. the file bob_groups. C. Reference: http://www.com/linux/cmd/g/grep.netti. cat groups | grep bob | vi > bob_groups. Answer: D. Question: 333 A Linux system boots up with only "LI" instead of LILO. Explanation: The grep command is used to search files for occurrences of a string .hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf.txt using the > command redirector. C: If the hard drive wasn't functioning properly.htm Incorrect Answers A: The whereis command is used to locate the binary file and man pages for a command.cc/howto/liloerrorshowto. This indicates that LILO is installed. The hard drive is not functioning properly.htm?link Incorrect Answers A: LI was displayed. Question: 332 What is the quickest way to create a file that lists all the groups to which the user 'bob' belongs? A . What does this indicate? A.txt C .find /etc/passwd bob >> bob_groups. D. Using the > redirector. but has failed to execute it. The video driver is corrupted.grep bob /etc/group > bob_groups.in this case bob in the /etc/group file. The second stage bootloader was unable to start.

What is the problem? A. Therefore. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem. C: The boot. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 336 Using which of the following commands creates a risk of destroying data on a mounted file system? Page 125 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 334 A system with an existing Linux installation has an onboard network interface already configured as 'eth0' that is functioning properly. dmesg C. Question: 335 The server has been rebooted after a kernel panic.log file may contain some indication of the problem. however. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 609. the correct drivers are installed and are supported by the kernel. Answer: C. Explanation: The most likely cause of the problem is that both network cards are configured with the same IP address thus causing a conflict. It is not possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC. There is no error message generated.log D. Incorrect Answers A: The wtmp file contains information about logins. wtmp B. Examining this file might give some indication of the problem. boot. Both devices have link lights. D: It is very unlikely that the kernel would swap the identification of the NICs. The /var/log/messages file will contain error messages generated by the kernel before the machine was rebooted. B: It is possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC. Therefore. B. C. After the network services are restarted. A motherboard defect caused both cards to stop functioning properly. Smith. it is unlikely to be a motherboard problem. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem. A PCI network interface card is inserted into an empty PCI slot and configured as 'eth1'. Which of the following files can be viewed to try to determine the problem? A. neither network interface device has network connectivity. We need to see the error messages generated before the reboot. An IP conflict between the cards caused networking services to fail at boot. B: Dmesg displays the kernel messages displayed at bootup. Incorrect Answers A: Both network cards have link lights. messages Answer: D ? Explanation: The boot. The kernel swapped the identification of the NICs causing neither to operate properly. D.log file contains system messages.

you can try to find a solution to the problem. B. D: Setserial is a program designed to set and/or report the configuration information associated with a serial port. It would not cause the loss of data on a mounted filesystem. Explanation: The first step in troubleshooting should always be to collect information about the problem.oreillynet. Make a hypothesis about a solution. D: You need to know the cause of the problem so that you know what configuration changes to make. Incorrect Answers B: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can test a solution to the problem. mkfs C. Test a possible solution. Creating a new filesystem over an existing filesystem will destroy the data on the existing filesystem. C: The mount command is used to mount a filesystem. Reference: http://www. and what the possible cause of the problem could be. it is not as dangerous at the mkfs command. Explanation: The mkfs command is used to create a filesystem on a hardware device such as a hard disk or a mount point.com/linux/cmd/m/mkfs. D. mount D. Running this command on a filesystem that is already mounted would just generate an error message.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. C: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can try to find a solution to the problem. Question: 337 What is the first step in troubleshooting a system problem? A. When you know the cause of the problem. C. Although this can cause problems if the filesystem is mounted as read only. Collect information. setserial Answer: B. fsck B. It would not cause the loss of data. Answer: A. Try to modify the configuration files.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck (file system checker) is used to check the file system for errors. This information can determine whether the problem is hardware or software related. Question: 338 Which of the following is NOT a valid SCSI connector? Page 126 of 217 .

D: This is a 50 pin Centronics connector.orcalogic.htm Incorrect Answers A: This is a DB 25 connector. SIMM B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. Question: 339 Exhibit: Which of the following types of memory modules is shown in the exhibit? A. SIPP Answer: B. B: This is an HD 68 connector. Explanation: This is a DB15 connector commonly used to connect to VGA monitors.htm Page 127 of 217 .uk/Products/Products. Explanation: The exhibit shows a 168 pin DIMM.com/HD-DB-15.co. DIMM C. Reference: http://www.net/html/scsi_connecters.nullmodem.ramelectronics.html http://www. Reference: http://www. RIMM D.

ISO8859-1/books/handbook/nfs. Incorrect Answers A: A SCSI card is required if you have SCSI devices. Explanation: The NFS service (Network File Service) is used to share directories on a network. C: Squid is a web proxy program. network architectures. Reference: Roderick W. you will need a graphics card otherwise known as a video card. Question: 341 A medium-sized business wants to use GNOME or KDE. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 145.html Incorrect Answers B: TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) is used to transfer files across a network.org/doc/en_US. and transport protocols. operating systems. However. C: This is not a RIMM. Exportfs Answer: A. D: Exportfs is a command used to export directories. Squid D. D: This is not a SIPP. Video Card D. Modem Card C. The NFS protocol is designed to be portable across different machines. Page 128 of 217 . To use these graphical desktop environments. Smith. Reference: http://www. Which of the following hardware components is required? A. NFS B. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. it is the NFS service that is responsible for the exporting and importing of directories. Explanation: Gnome and KDE provide graphical desktop environments for Linux computers. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. Question: 340 What Linux service is responsible for exporting and importing directories with another system on a network? A. Network Card Answer: C. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE. SCSI Card B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers A: This is not a SIMM. tftp C.freebsd. The Network Filesystem (NFS) protocol provides transparent remote access to shared files across networks.

It is not used to store customer information. BIND B. Reference: http://linas. Connection attempts from the clients to the hosts generate "unknown host" errors. You are unable to ping the hostname which means you have a name resolution problem. It is used to start services on a Linux computer. Explanation: A database is used to store information. Page 129 of 217 . What type of server should the client implement? A. It is not used for name resolution. Adding the DNS service (BIND) to the network will solve this problem. therefore. you have network connectivity. D: Portmap is used with NFS to mount filesystems. C: Xinetd is the Linux 'superserver'. a common use of a database is to store customer information. A database server is a network server hosting a database.html Incorrect Answers A: A proxy server is used to provide an internet connection and web caching functionality. However. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE. In this question. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: A modem card is required if you want a dial up connection (to an ISP for example).org/products/BIND/ Incorrect Answers B: Squid is a web proxy program. Question: 342 A customer installed a new intranet in their company. Application Server Answer: B. Proxy Server B. Pinging the server's IP address from a client is successful. Explanation: BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon) is a common type of DNS service. What service needs to be added to the network to fix this issue? A. Squid C.org/linux/db. Reference: http://www. but the new network is not working. that can be accessed by workstations on the network. portmap Answer: A.isc. xinetd D. DNS is used to map hostnames to IP addresses. Question: 343 A client requires a system that is able to store all of his customer records and records of transactions. you can ping the server's IP address. This information could be about anything. Messaging Server D. D: A network card is required if you want to connect to a LAN (local area network). Database Server C.

C. Question: 344 Which of the following information is NOT returned by ifconfig on a machine connected to an Ethernet network? A. Mac address C. D: An application server is used to provide access to applications to workstations on a network. Explanation: The ifconfig command is used to configure a network interface or to obtain information about the network interface. Use the command "ps a" to list the top five processes with the highest priority.oreillynet.html Incorrect Answers A: The ifconfig command displays the IP address. Use the command "top" to give a real-time updated list of processes ranked by CPU usage. Use the command "renice" to show the processes with the highest priority. D. Explanation: The 'top' command is used to display information (frequently refreshed) about the most CPUintensive processes currently running. B: The ps a command will list all running processes. killing or restarting the process may improve system performance. Reference: http://www. Ip address B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: A messaging server is used to provide messaging functionality on a network. Use the command "jobs" to give a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes. Answer: D. It is not used to store customer information. Page 130 of 217 . the hardware (MAC) address. Question: 345 The system administrator notices that the system is running slow. What should be done to find the processes that are using the most resources? A. it does not display the processes with the highest priority. Active network interface Answer: C.com/linux/cmd/i/ifconfig. C: The 'jobs' command to not display a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes. Reference: http://www.oreillynet. it does not display the hostname of the computer. B. If a process is using an excessive amount of CPU time. The information includes the IP address. D: The ifconfig command displays information about the active interface including packets received/sent. B: The ifconfig command displays the MAC address. It is not used to store customer information.com/linux/cmd/t/top. Computer hostname D. However. and the active network interface. It is easier to use the top command to display just the most CPU-intensive processes. However.html Incorrect Answers A: The renice command can be used to adjust the priority of a process.

i386. Which of the following commands can be included in the script which directly relates to enhancing and checking the system security? Page 131 of 217 . Explanation: The fdisk command is used to create/view hard disk partitions. fsck -l D. The fdisk command on it's own does not display partition information. fdisk C. It is not used to display partition information. Smith. fdisk -l Answer: D. It is not used to display partition information. listing various options.5. However. Incorrect Answers A: The qa options are used to query the installed packages. Question: 348 An assistant network administrator has just been assigned the task of performing a daily check of the security system.i396. Question: 347 Which of the following can be used to apply the package "package-update-3. rpm -ivh package-update-3. This will display information such as the installed files for the package. The -l option is used to display information about all the hard disk partitions.rt. Reference: Roderick W.5.i386.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 346 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of hard disk partitions? A. D: Update is not the correct option to upgrade the package. Explanation: The U option used with rpm is used to install a package or upgrade an existing package. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178/9. rpm-Uvh package-update-3.rpm B.8.5.rpm D.5.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors.i386.com/man/fdisk. C: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors.rpm Answer: B. B: The fdisk command with no options will start a menu driven program. rpm --update package-update-3. when using the i option to install a package. rpm -qa package-update-3.5i386 rpm C. The v and h options are used to display a series of pound signs (#) to indicate the progress of the installation/upgrade. Reference: http://www. C: The i option is used to install a package. A script will be created that will be executed daily as a cron job. a package with the same name must not already exist on the system. fsck B.rpm" to the original rpm package? A.

A list of user accounts can be obtained at any time. B. Question: 350 The /etc/passwd file for a Linux system has an "x" in the second field. It cannot be used to enhance security. Documenting the actual passwords is definitely not recommended. B: The chmod command is used to change the permissions on files (in this case. grep -Ril root /ect/* >> /var/log/daily Answer: C. Incorrect Answers B: Documenting updates to user passwords is not necessary.intersectalliance. just noting any file system errors would suffice.com/projects/LinuxConfig/LinuxConfig-4. You can use the find / -perm 4000 command to search for setuid files. File system check times and results. Explanation: Documenting work performed on a server is very important for troubleshooting purposes. D. New users added to the system. B. chmod -R 4000 / >> /var/log/daily C. The user account is disabled. find / -perm 4000 >> /var/log/daily D. C: Documenting new users is not necessary. D: This command would search every file in /etc/ for an occurrence of the word root. Reference: http://www. What does this indicate? A. It is often helpful to know the exact version of your hardware drivers. Updates to hardware drivers.html Incorrect Answers A: This command would search / (the root directory) for any (*) filename and list the output in the /var/log/daily file. This doesn't improve security. Updates of user passwords.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. D: Documenting file system check times could be useful as it could indicate a deteriorating hard disk. Page 132 of 217 . Question: 349 An administrator needs to maintain a log of work performed on a Linux server.0. Explanation: Setuid executable files can be run as the file owner rather than the user running the file. This can be a security risk as it could give an intruder root access to your system. C. However. The system is using shadow passwords. every file on the system). C. This will make it easier for an administrator to know if he/she has the most recent version of the drivers. The user is configured for X login. Answer: A. find /-name * >> /var/log/daily B. Which of the following written records is the most important to maintain? A. The output of the search is appended to a file called /var/log/daily with the >> redirector. D. The user is required to change the password at next login. This would result in a list of every file on the system.

Log in as superuser and delete the files manually. Smith. Explanation: To delete the files.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'. D: The x does not mean the user is required to change the password at next login. To ensure she has the necessary permissions. Explanation: The second field is the password field. she should make a new crontab while logged in as root. Question: 351 A user creates a cron job that deletes all files in /tmp and /var/tmp on her home machine each night. What can she do so the cron job performs correctly? A. she would still need the necessary permissions to delete the files. B. Create a new server called 'loghost'. Explanation: Page 133 of 217 . Specify the administrators workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward. Reference: Roderick W. However. D: Editing the crontab won't make the cron job run with root permissions. and successfully delete all the files. Edit her user crontab while logged in as superuser. Answer: B. Modify the syslog. she notices several days later that some of the files have not been deleted. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. Incorrect Answers A: If she used a shell script. Question: 352 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. B. Others place the encrypted password in this field. What is the industry-recommended method to do this? A. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. Incorrect Answers A: If the user account was disabled. D. D. C. Write a shell script to remove the files. Run logcp at each server. Answer: B. the password field would contain a '*'. Make a new crontab while logged in as root. This will make the cron job run with root permissions. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 273. B: The x does not mean the account is configured for an X login. C: Deleting the files manually is unnecessary. she must have the necessary permissions on all the files. Linux distributions that use shadow password files typically place an 'x' in this field.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C.

Reference: Roderick W.. you should use a central logging server. Explanation: The Set User ID (SUID) option is used in conjunction with executable files. Incorrect Answers A: The su command is used to 'switch user' and open a shell with the permissions of that user. Run " . C: Editing the login files will not enable a user to run a program as root. Explanation: The '. Use the chrootcommand.. D: It would be difficult to define 'important information' in a script.... Leave the directory as it is because ". C: The '.. Which of the following actions should the administrator take and why? A. Therefore. C.. D. Incorrect Answers A: '. C. the syntax in this answer is incorrect. and he did not create this entry. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. and tells Linux to run the program with the permissions of whoever owns the files..conf file on each server to configure the servers to save their log files on the central logging server. B.. you should lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk. Lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk. '. C: This would have to be done every time you wanted the logs copied to your machine. Answer: B. B. Change run_fileto a SUID command.. For example.login" files. Which of the following will allow that to happen? A. D: A '.' directory isn't created by a process at login./run_file -su root". Incorrect Answers A: You shouldn't store important log files on a workstation. Smith... Answer: D. Leave the directory as it is because the ". Run fsck on the /home partition because the "..Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 To simplify the monitoring of log files. B: The chroot command is not used to run a command as root.' directory is not created by default. However." was created by a normal system process at login. Someone must have created it.. the file will run with root permissions when any user runs the file." refers to the parent directory.' (2 dots) refers to the parent directory.." in his home directory. Edit the users ".' does not refer to the parent directory." is an indication of possible file corruption.' directory doesn't indicate possible file system corruption.. D. if the root user owns the file. Page 134 of 217 . Question: 354 Users on a machine need to run the command run_file that requires superuser permissions in order to write to other files.. You can modify the syslog. rather than with the permissions of whoever runs the file. Question: 353 A user tells the administrator that he has found the entry ".

Reference: http://www. Now he would like to backup the programs to his home computer by creating a compressed archive and then using ftp to transfer the data to his computer at home. It is used to list the contents of an archive. From the directory containing the file to be backed up. D: Files and kernels can be preserved by making a backup copy of them. D: Zcat is not used to compressed files. Use the upu. not to compress them.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 355 A user has accumulated over 500 MB of programs stored in 25 directories. The command to copy a file is 'cp'. protects a file named classic from being deleted by root? Page 135 of 217 . D. which is saved in /usr/src. Explanation: Tar is the best utility to use to create an archive containing multiple files. Edit the /etc/profile/changelog file and add the filename or kernel version to be backed up. C. it is still not the easiest way to preserve an original copy of a file. Which of the following is the best way to do this? A. type "cp <original file or kernel name> <original file or kernel name>. Question: 357 Which of the following commands. B. Files and kernels cannot be saved because the updates will permanently overwrite the originals by default to eliminate the possibility of version conflicts. Use zcat to create an archive and use gzip to compress the archive. The easiest way to create a backup of a file is to make a copy of it.oreillynet. when issued. However. It is used to list the contents of an archive.com/linux/cmd/c/cp. Use tar with the "z" option to create a compressed archive in one step. B. B: I don't know if there is an 'Update Protection Utility'.bak". Explanation: The best way to preserve the original version of a file or kernel is to make a backup of it. if the utility exists. Use gunzip to create a compressed form for each file. the Update Protection Utility in X to protect the original file or kernel.oreillynet.html Incorrect Answers A: Editing the /etc/profile/changelog won't preserve an original copy of a file. B: Zcat is not used to create an archive. The z option invokes the gzip utility to compress the files as part of the archive creation process. D. C. Answer: C. Reference: http://www. Answer: C. Question: 356 How can an original file or kernel be preserved before being updated or patched on a Linux system? A.html Incorrect Answers A: Gunzip is used to uncompress files.com/linux/cmd/t/tar. Use zcat to compress all of the files and then tar to create an archive.

when added to the /etc/crontab file. 2 5 * * 1 cleanup Answer: C. The installation type step. The hard disk partitioning step. Squid Answer: C. Question: 358 You are installing the Linux operating system on a computer. chattr +i classic C. Answer: B Question: 361 Which of the following can you use if you want to configure a Linux computer only as a firewall? A. The hard disk formatting step. B. 2 5 *1* cleanup B. and the processes started in March of 1992 will be terminated. 5 2 1 * * cleanup D. and the process with PID number 392 will be terminated.? A. 5 2 1 1 * cleanup C. Answer: A. Question: 360 Which of the following best describes what will occur when the su -c 'kill 392' root command is issued and a valid password is entered? A. chmod a-rwx classic Answer: B. Apache B. which was started by root. The root user will kill all of the processes that were started by root. D. C. Question: 362 Page 136 of 217 . C. You want the Linux installation program to search for bad blocks. iptables D. A user is given root-level permissions. The Linux Loader (LILO) configuration step.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. will run the cleanup script on the first day of every month at 2:05 A. D. chattr +c classic B. Which steps in the Linux installation process for most Linux distribution enables the installation program to search for bad blocks? A.M. chmod 000 classic D. A user is given root-level permissions. Question: 359 Which of the following lines of text. A user will kill the process named 392. B. BIND C.

All of the packages installed on the computer will be verified. There is a SCSI ID conflict. There are no Linux drivers installed. The name of each file contained within a package will be displayed. PS/2 mouse B. COM3 C. USB Answer: B. B. The system does not recognize any of the SCSI devices or the controller. Answer: A. CardBus network card D. What is the most likely cause? A. COM2 B. COM4 D. Question: 364 Which device normally uses a DMA channel? A. Detailed information about an installed package will be displayed. B. D. There is an I/O address conflict.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Your Linux computer has a serial mouse on COM1. PCI modem B. C. D. You want to connect an external modem to the computer. Answer: C Question: 366 Which of the following devices are hot-swappable? A. The name of each installed package will be displayed. ISA sound card D. There is an Int13h conflict. C. Question: 363 Which of the following statements best describes what will happen when the rpm . AGP video card C. Laser Printer C.qa command is issued? A. Connecting the modem to which of the following ports can cause the modem and mouse to malfunction? A. Cable video tuner Answer: C Question: 365 A technician installs a SCSI card and three SCSI devices on a new system. Parallel port printer Answer: C Question: 367 Page 137 of 217 .

The value of the hard disk size in the CMOS is set incorrectly. 10Base5 C. Which of the following will most likely correct the problem? A. The BIOS does not support larger hard drives. Now. Perform a BIOS upgrade. Answer: C Question: 368 A user replaces an old 4 GB IDE drive with a new 30 GB IDE drive. CPUs B. Reboot the system. B. Reinstall the modem drivers. Power supplies C. Reconfigure the COM ports. Linux recognizes only 8 GB of the available disk space.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user adds a serial trackball to his system. neither the existing mouse nor the trackball work. memory and video? A. The hard disk controller has no LBA capability. During the installation process. Modulater/demodulater Answer: C Question: 371 Unshielded twisted-pair is used for which of the following networks? A. Which of the following is most likely the problem? A. C. The hard disk has to be low-level formatted to access the full capacity. POST C. in what type of I/O bus should the card shown be used? Page 138 of 217 . DIOS D. D. C. 10BaseT Answer: D Question: 372 Based on the exhibit. 10Base2 B. Answer: A Question: 369 During a cold boot of a system. Mass storage devices D. which test examines the CPU. 10BaseF D. D. CMOS B. Bootstrap Answer: B Question: 370 ATAPI technology is a standard for which of the following items? A. B.

The mouse is not connected. B. Which of the following has most likely caused this problem? A. Use the debug command to copy the BIOS from a new motherboard. ISA C. The diskette drive has failed. C. The network card is not installed. PCI bridge C. Update the CMOS using a HEX editor. Answer: B Question: 375 A new PC is delivered to the site. D. there is no video display.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. MicroChannel Answer: A Question: 373 Which of the following is a field replaceable unit? A. no beeps are heard. D. Onboard SCSI controller Answer: A Question: 374 The current BIOS version on two workstations does not support the processor that will be installed. but the hard drive and fans power up. Upon the initial power up. Replace the old motherboard with a new one. The CPU is not seated properly. Answer: C Page 139 of 217 . PCI B. but the same motherboard with new BIOS version does. Which of the following is the best way to resolve the problem? A. B. C. Lavel 1 cache D. Flash the BIOS with a binary or HEX file. CPU fan B. EISA D.

C D. D Answer: B Question: 379 Exhibit Page 140 of 217 . HD-68 D. what port would he use to connect a CAT5 cable to establish a connection on the network? A. B C. When a user installs his new Linux desktop computer. RJ-11 Answer: A Question: 378 Exhibit Study the exhibit. The IDE hard drive is corrupt C. A DIMM is failing B. B. The IRQ settings are incorrect D. USB B. What port on the workstation would be used? A. A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 376 Which of the following can a parity error indicate? A. The software is not compatible with the hardware Answer: A Question: 377 A user has just purchased a new external modem and wants to install it on his Linux desktop workstation. PS/2 C.

B C. Both the hard drive and the CDROM drive D. The ribbon cable was inserted backward on the hard disk. The SCSI controller. The hard disk drive was not low-level formatted first. B. C. Answer: D Question: 382 What is the difference between "shutdown -h now" and "init 0"? Page 141 of 217 . He powered on the computer. A user wants to install an external CDROM drive onto a system. hard drive. The hard drive only B. D. Which of the following most likely caused the problem? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Study the exhibit. D Answer: B Question: 380 What should be terminated on a SCSI bus with one internal hard drive and one external CDROM? A. and CDROM drive Answer: C Question: 381 A user installed a new hard drive into a system with an existing hard drive. He then connected a ribbon cable to the new hard disk. C D. The hard disk needs a new MBR. The controller was damaged by an electrical discharge. The SCSI interface card only C. Which interface should be used? A. A B. but the system did not boot.

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A. "init 0" does not power down the Linux system B. "init 0" does not halt the system during power down C. "init 0" does not send a broadcast message to logged-in users D. "init 0" does not stop services before powering down the system. Answer: C Question: 383 An administrator recursively copies the /home directory to a new hard drive using the command cp -R /home /usr/home What further actions are required, if any, to make the files accessible to the users? A. Give executable permission to the users on the new home directory. B. Change ownership of the files, and assign directory permissions to users. C. Change ownership of the files; directory permissions are automatically assigned. D. No further action is required. All permissions are replicates using the cp command Answer: B Question: 384 Which of the following commands is issued to create the group 'sqleditors' on a system? A. group +sqleditors B. addgroup sqleditors C. groupadd sqleditors D. echo sqleditors:x:601: > /ets/groups Answer: C Question: 385 A software developer completed his annual report yesterday. He is now trying to print the report and submit it to his supervisor; however, he has forgotten the name and path of the report file. Which of the following commands can be used to obtain a listing of recently modified files? A. locate -t2 B. find / -mtime 2 C. whereis -time 2 D. grep / -ctime 2 Answer: B Question: 386 A user logs onto the system as root. He attempts to execute the script file a,sh. He is getting the message "Execute permission denied". What command must be used before the file can be executed? A. chgrp B. chown C. chmod D. execute Answer: C
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Question: 387 Which of the following commands creates a tar file called back.tar that contains all files ending with extension ".c" in the current directory? A. tar back.tar *.c B. tar xvf | *.tar *.c C. tar cvf back.tar *.c D. tar cvzf | *.tar *.c Answer: C Question: 388 Where are log files normally found? A. /bin B. /etc C. /tmp D. /var Answer: D Question: 389 A user wants to load a PDF file from the CDROM. What command would allow the user to access this file? A. mount -dos /dev/cdrom B. mnt /dev/cd0 /mount/cdrom C. mount -t vfat /mnt/cdrom /dev/cdrom D. mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Answer: D Question: 390 Which of the following commands can be used to place print jobs in the print queue? A. pr B. lpq C. lpr D. lprm Answer: C Question: 391 Which of the following strings indicate that the input of the program called printData should be redirected from the file calles "myData"? A. printData . myData B. printData > myData C. printData < myData D. printData | myData Answer: C Question: 392
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What is the most secure way to connect to a remote machine? A. ssh B. ftp C. http D. telnet Answer: A Question: 393 Which of the following commands will create 'bsmith' as a user in the group 'web_users'? A. useradd bsmith web_users B. useradd -g web_users bsmith C. useradd web_users bsmith D. groupadd -group web_users bsmith Answer: B Question: 394 A Linux system administrator has forgotten the root password. Which of the following would be the best way for the system administrator to gain access to the machine? A. Reinstall Linux. B. Enter runlevel 0 and run passwd. C. Reboot and use the mdrecovery utility. D. Reboot, enter Linux single-user mode and run passwd. Answer: D Question: 395 Which of the following commands kan be used to save and resume editing the file in the vi editor? A. :w B. :x C. :v D. :s! Answer: A Question: 396 How can the X Window manager be restarted? A. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Delete> B. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Backspace> C. Press <Ctrl><Alt><F5>, login, and type "startx" D. Change consoles and type the command "kill -9 X" Answer: B Question: 397 What information about the user does the "x" provide in the following line in the /etc/passwd file? chris:x:501:501:chris smith:/home/chris:/bin/bash A. The user is disabled.
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B. The user has no password. C. The user has a blank password. D. The user has a shadow password. Answer: D Question: 398 Which of the following commands should be used to move the file named John1 from the directory /home/j/john/temp to /home/j/john/save? A. mv /home/j/john/temp/john1 /home/j/john/save B. mv /home/j/john/save /home/j/john/temp/John1 C. mv /home/j/john/temp/John1 /home/j/john/save D. mv /home/j/john/save/john1 /home/j/john/temp Answer: C Question: 399 After completing an installation of Linux, the technician is asked to document the current configuration and place this in a public location. The technician documented the following items: 1. Administrator contact information 2. System network settings 3. Application configuration 4. Installed components Which of the following did the technician fail to include? A. The root password B. Disk partitioning scheme C. Location of common system files D. Cost of replacement system components Answer: B Question: 400 A system technician needs to determine with hardware modules are loaded on a particular Linux server. Which of the following commands will perform this task? A. lsmod B. modules C. insmod -list D. modprobe -list Answer: A Question: 401 Which of the following is the best way to change video resolution from 800x600 to 1024x768? A. Run xf86config to change the resolution. B. Reinstall Linux with more options for X Server. C. Reinstall X Server with support for the 1024x768 resolution. D. Restart X Server after typing "resolution=1024x768" as root.

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Use ifconfig to disable the network interface II. The modem dials and connects. 110 Answer: D Question: 404 Below is a list of possible steps to take in order to change manually from the old IP address to new IP address of a computer.168. I.168.168. The log files indicate tat an "Authentication failed" error occurred.1 assigned to eth0? A. and IV only B.168.5 up What would be the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192. I.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 402 A user tries to dial into his ISP. Which of the following is most likely to be the problem? A. I.155.5. I.155. It will replace the current IP address with 192. III. Page 146 of 217 . The user dialed the wrong phone number. The ppp_auth kernel module is not loaded. Use insmod to insert a new driver Which of the steps are required? A. 25 B.5 to eth0 as a second IP address C. but loses the connection after a few seconds. It will replace the old broadcast address with 192. 69 D.168. IV and V only Answer: A Question: 405 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192. B. but the password in the configuration file on the client system is correct. II and V only C. and IV only D. D.5. Update the arp table with the new address IV. C. 53 C. It will assign 192.155. Use ifconfig to enable the network interface using the new IP address III.155. II. II. I. B.155. Update the routing table with the new paths V. The wrong authentication protocol was used by PPP. The phone line is bad. Answer: D Question: 403 What port is commonly used by the POP3 protocol? A.

168. /dev/info B. XF86Config B. filesystem types. It will assign the address of 192. /etc/fstab C. Edit the /etc/inittab to boot the X Window System B. /etc/inetd. /etc/ports B. /etc/inittab D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. mount points.03. Identify the chipset on the video card and obtain the driver from the manufacturer. /etc/inittab Answer: B Question: 407 Which of the following commands will set the current system time to 3:00 PM. C.02. permissions and information about whether to mount the device at boot time? A.conf D. Inspect the CMOS for information on the video card and install the drivers that came with the video card. time 0300:02:03:2002 D. POP. Answer: B Question: 406 Which of the following files includes device names. dateset 020320021500 C. date 020315002002 B. and RSH services? A. 2002? A. /etc/vconsole Answer: C Question: 409 Which file can be edited to disable FTP.5 to the second physical Ethernet card. timeset 1500.2002 Answer: A Question: 408 Which of the following is a configuration file that contains the system virtual console specifications? A. which of the following actions should be taken to enable X to display after installation is complete? A. /boot/info D. February 3.155. /ets/inittab C. /etc/remote. Page 147 of 217 .conf Answer: C Question: 410 If a video card is not recognized by the X configuration utility during the installation process. /etc/profile C.

conf to include a boot message to the kernel pointing to the location of the video drivers. BIND. Reboot the machine Page 148 of 217 . while a ping to a known WAN IP address is successful. The WAN Web Servers are not responding Answer: B Question: 414 Which of the following commands can be run to gather specific information regarding the hardware in the system? A. nslookup on a popular known site produces the following error: "Host/domain not found".Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. GRUB does not have to be rewritten to the hard drive after changing the configuration file. if any. There is none. B. C. GRUB does not support passing of kernel boot options. Answer: B Question: 411 What is the main difference. The proxy server is not responding. Answer: C Question: 412 Which of the following commands is used to cancel print jobs? A. dmesg B. Which service needs to be restarted and why? A. LILO does not support hard drives larger than 30 GB. cat /var/log/spool D. cat /var/log/syslog Answer: A Question: 415 A Linux system is used for various Internet services and remote user access. Kill a daemon B. tail sysinfo C. lprm Answer: D Question: 413 Users contact the administrator and complains that they are unable to browse the Web. D. C. Squid. B. Samba. lpr D. The file server is not responding. which of the following actions is the LEAST likely to disrupt other services on that machine? A. lpq B. lpc C. HTTPD. between GRUB and LILO? A. Edit /etc/lilo. Name resolution is not taking place. D. When a problem arises with one of the machine's services.

so C. All others can connect via ssh. After several attempts. After a reboot and executing the command "dhcpd start". ssh_config B. it hangs with file system corruption messages. Change to runlevel 1 D. which of the following commands should be used to permit IP addresses to be assigned? A. Page 149 of 217 . Which of the following configuration files should be edited to permit connection as the root user? A. Check to see if his account is active./dhspd start B. D. touch dhcpd. sshd_config D. B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. What is the best way to resolve this? A. After the system is booted up. . Answer: B Question: 417 A system will not allow root to ssh into the system.ssh/allowed_connections Answer: C Question: 418 tar automatically compresses and decompresses using which of the following options? A. the problem is not corrected. z C. pam_deny. . /root/. C. he is sure that he has entered his password correctly.leases D. -c Answer: B Question: 419 The Linux system is not assigning IP addresses to client systems. Boot into single-user mode and run fsck. chkconfig --level 3 dhcpd on Answer: C Question: 420 The Linux system has experienced a power failure. Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. c B. After changing to the correct directory. Check if he has a valid password. Disable a network device Answer: A Question: 416 A user calls into the support line and reports that he is unable to unlock his desktop./dhcpd restart C. /z D. What is the first thing to do to troubleshoot this situation? A. Change his password.

The application was compiled with the wrong graphics library. It is the wrong version of the application.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. --man D. Boot Linux and type "fdisk /MBR" B. init and ps B. C. D. The application is not an X application. The administrator has used "su -" to log into the current account. Boot into multi-user mode and run chkdsk. Answer: A Question: 421 Which of the following is a common switch used to display command syntax for most programs? A. the following error occurs: Error: Can't open display What most likely led to this error? A. kupdate and mprobe Answer: C Question: 425 Page 150 of 217 . Boot into single-user mode and run mdrecoveryd. Answer: D Question: 423 Which of the following would correct a corrupt master boot record and allow a clean boot into Linux? A. D. B. Boot DOS with a boot diskette and type "lilo" D. C. /? B. -help Answer: B Question: 422 While attempting to start an application in an X Window System environment. Boot Linux with a boot diskette and type "lilo" Answer: D Question: 424 Which of the following commands is most useful to determine whether an Ethernet card problem is caused by hardware or the Linux kernel? A. Boot into multi-user mode and run "/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now". route and ping C. -h C. Boot any OS and type "fdisk /MBR" C. dmesg and ifconfig D.

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A system is configured to dual-boot Linux with another operating system that is located on /dev/hda1. LILO is the choosen boot manager. The system reboots without access to the other operating system. What lines should be added to lilo.conf to allow access to the other operating system? A. table = LILO label = <shortened name of operating system> other = /dev/hda B. O/S = <shortened name of operating system> location = /dev/hda1 bootmgr = LILO C. label = /dev/hda1 table = /dev/had other = <shortened name of operating system> D. other = /dev/hda1 label = <shortened name of operating system> table = /dev/hda Answer: D Question: 426 "netstat -i" is typed at the command line. All of the following information will be displayed EXCEPT A. Transmission errors for each network interface B. The number of packets dropped for each network interface C. The number of packets received for each network interface D. A list of masqueraded connections for each network interface Answer: D Question: 427 Which of the following commands would be used to watch the mail log for errors? A. locate B. tail -f C. monitor -f D. cat mail.log Answer: B Question: 428 Linux is being installed on a system that uses SCSI hardware. During partitioning, an error is produced that says there are no valid devices found on which to install partitions. The hard drive spins up. The SCSI controller is functioning properly and supported by Linux. The cable is a known good cable and there is proper termination. What is the problem? A. The SCSI hard drive is not jumpered to the proper SCSI ID. B. The SCSI controller needs to be reset to factory defaults. C. The SCSI controller on the hard drive needs a firmware update. D. The SCSI controller on the hard drive has an intermittent problem. Answer: A

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Question: 429 What command is used to access the information about memory availability and usage in Linux? A. cat /dev/meminfo B. cat /var/log/mem C. cat /proc/meminfo D. cat /etc/memory/usage Answer: C Question: 430 A customer has installed a new hard drive on a Linux system. What would be the order of tasks to allow her to put her MP3 collection on the new drive? A. fsck,mount,mkfs B. mount,mkfs,chkfs C. cfdir,mkfs,mount D. mkfs,mount,fschk,cp Answer: C Question: 431 A system administrator complains that a user's system has been forwarding unsolicited email (spam) to mass email lists. Which of the following actions needs to be done to sendmail to stop the spam? A. Change the firewall rules. B. Restart the sendmail daemon. C. Restrict relay domains in the sendmail configuration. D. Change the SMTP mail server in the sendmail configuration. Answer: C Question: 432 What is the purpose of cron? A. Manage incoming and outgoing mail B. Runs specified commands at defined times C. Sets the system clock to a specified time D. Changes the permission settings on a file or directory Answer: B Question: 433 Which command will extract the file "backup-4-19-2001.tgz"? A. unzip backup-4-19-2001.tgz B. tar xf backup-4-19-2001.tgz C. tar xzf backup-4-19-2001.tgz D. uncompress backup-4-19-2001.tgz Answer: C Question: 434

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A user calls the help desk, complaining that upon issuing a command to list files in her home directory, a "permission denied" error is received. Which of the following actions should be taken to resolv the problem? A. Delete the user's home directory and re-create it. B. Ask the user for some patience while the server is rebooted. C. Run "chmod 007" on the user's home directory and have the user try again. D. Check the UID:GID of the user's home directory and change it if necessary. Answer: D Question: 435 Which of the following types of backup minimizes system downtime during restore? A. FDD backup B. Full backup C. Incremental backup D. Differential Backup Answer: B Question: 436 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and out on a machine, as well as their login times. Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. who B. last C. log -l D. wtmplst Answer: B Question: 437 A user who wants the status listing of all network interfaces will use which of the following commands to obtain this information? A. ifconfig -a B. ifconfig up C. ifconfig eth* D. ifconfig --all Answer: A Question: 438 A Linux superuser is unable to delete a file. The user is also unable to change permission for the file. What is the problem? A. The file is actually a hard link. B. The file has the immutable flag set. C. The file has been fragmented across directories. D. The superuser does not have permission to access the file. Answer: B
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Question: 439 Which of the following packages helps to identify a bad password? A. CERT B. Hack C. Crack D. Tiger Answer: C Question: 440 Which of the following commands will list all rpm packages installed on the system? A. rpm -d B. rpm -i C. rpm -qa D. rpm -Uvh Answer: C Question: 441 The system technicians and administrators at a facility are poor at keeping maintenance records up-to-date. The administrator decides to keep only the minimum information in the records and require that it be updated. Which of the following information is the most important to maintain? A. Dates and times that the server was rebooted B. Version numbers of patches applied to services C. Information about new users added to the system D. Records of which administrators have logged in to the system Answer: B Question: 442 The system administrator needs to examine the processes that the user with the login of 'john' currently owns. Which of the following commands would best do this? A. ps john B. ps -r john C. ps -U john D. ps -all | grep john Answer: C Question: 443 What Linux service is responsible for successfully sharing files over a NetBios network? A. NFS B. Samba C. XFree86 D. Xwindows Answer: B Question: 444
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D. NetBIOS C. It is not the most recent kernel available. D. Answer: A Question: 445 A customer wants to upgrade an old UNIX server to a current version of a Linux OS. Firewall B. Which of the following protocols should be installed on the Linux workstation? A. B. the customer decided to use the ReiserFS file system rather than ext2. What is the most likely reason for this choice? A.3. There are no differences between ext2 and ReiserFS. The customer wants a system that will prevent unauthorized intrusion from outside his network. TCP/IP B. It is a test version of the kernel. C.3.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Why would Kernel 2. Web Server C.2 and 3. ReiserFS allows partitions to be journaled. What should be done to verify that the SCSI controller will work with Linux? A.20 for network support. Use the Linux distribution Hardware Compability List to verify that the controller is supported. Use the kernel editor to vierify there is a SCSI module installed for the controller. What type of server does the customer require? A. The SCSI controller manufacturer is out of business. Apple Talk Page 155 of 217 . Answer: B Question: 448 A Linux workstation is being integrated into a network that uses older Novell Netware servers (version 2. Verify that SCSI emulation is activated in the kernel. D. B. ext2 allows only 8 character file names. The workstations use only the Netware client software to communicate with the server and to share data.12). It needs to be upgraded to Kernetl 2. B. Database Server D. C. Answer: B Question: 446 A customer is concerned about attacks to his network from the Internet. Use the man pages to verify there is a SCSI module available for the controller. C.19-2 be an INAPPROPRIATE kernel for a production web server? A. System Management Server Answer: A Question: 447 During installation of a Linux system. ReiserFS has built-in USB file system support. IPX/SPX D. This version of the Linux kernel has a known problem with Apache.

D./start kernel Answer: B Question: 450 What command is commonly issued to compile and install an application from its source code? A. Run "rpm --verify <package_name>" C. Answer: C Question: 452 A package that a user installed has never run successfully and returns a large number of errors. Run the dig command for an external domain name. Run traceroute to the DNS server and analyze the hops. Validate that the /boot directory exists D. What is the first action that should be taken? A. Ping an external IP address. A device being installed is not functioning and must be replaced. What would be the best method to validate the proper operation of the service? A. what command should be issued? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 449 A customer has recompiled his kernel to a new image including new modules. B. Page 156 of 217 . /sbin/lilo C. GRUB is not being used as the boot loader. /sbin/loadlin D. run B. C.lib is the correct version Answer: C Question: 453 An error message appears that states that no modular support is available. Get a Web page from within the local area network. . The DNS service need to be validated before bringing the server into production. install Answer: C Question: 451 The system administrator has just completed the installation and configuration of a DNS server to be used for external name resolution. rpm C. The installation is corrupt and must be reinstalled C. A module is corrupted and must e reinstalled B. Run "verify <package_name>" B. Validate that kernel. make D. What caused this error message? A. After editing the necessary configuration files. /etc/lilo B.

LasVegas Answer: A Question: 457 Which of the following packages is usually more important for a "workstation" installation than a "server" installation? A. 76range D. The kernel does not support loadable modules and must be recompiled. Access to /etc/passwd is now limited to root. Proxy Server D. fdisk /dev/hd2 C. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. B. fdisk /dev/hdb B. The maximum password length is now 64 characters. fdisk /dev/sdb D.mount/dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D . User passwords are now kept in the /etc/shadow file. DNS Server B.mount/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb B . C. xpF57se B.net Question: 455 During installation of a new server. Answer: D Question: 456 Which of the following passwords would be the most secure? A. Answer: Pending. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. XFree86 Server Answer: D Question: 458 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A . range76 C.net Question: 454 The user installs the second SCSI hard drive into the computer and needs to partition it. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. fdisk /dev/sd2 Answer: Pending. Which of the following commands must be run to partition the disk? A. NFS has now been disabled.mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C . the technician enabled Shadow Passwords and MD5 Passwords. What changes have been made on the server? A. DHCP Server C.mount/dev/hde1 /mntlusb Page 157 of 217 .

B . The server is now generating I/O errors when the kernel module for the network card is loaded. Page 158 of 217 .Change the server BIOS setting to disable the network card BIOS.Move the network card to another available slot. C .NTLMv2 Answer: B Question: 461 If /etc/syslog.The events generated by a user called ail? B .log Which of the following log events will this line cause to be logged to mail.Disable the power management in the BIOS.3DES C .* -iVar/log/mail. Which of the following is the BEST way to accomplish this? A .md5sum B .The events logged to the mail facility at any priority.RC2 B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 459 A technician added a PCI network card to a stable Linux server. Answer: B Question: 460 Which of the following is supported when creating a Linux VPN (Virtual Private Network)? A .checkfile D . Answer: C Question: 462 Which of the following commands can be used to check for file corruption? A . D .cat-vet C . Which of the following actions will solve the problem? A . B .conf has the following entry: mail.Disable passwords on specific accounts that will use SSH.log? A . D .The events logged from any host that begins with the name mail.chap D .Reconfigure the network card to use a different IP address.Use ssh-keygen to generate public-private keys.The events logged by a program called ail? C .tar --checksum Answer: A Question: 463 A user wants to know how to set up SSH (Secure Shell) to communicate between systems without requiring passwords.

named and httpd B . Which of the following files should be edited or replaced to correct the problem? A .hosts file.Add systems that do not need passwords to the /etc/ssh.Use RSH (Remote Shell) rather than SSH because it does not require passwords.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . Answer: A Question: 464 Which of the following configurations does cardmgr read at startup on a Linux system? A .httpd.xinetd.PXE (Preboot execution Environment) and tftpd Answer: D Question: 468 x iptables table? A .nmap C .dhcpcd and rexec C .iptables-L B .SCSI cards D .PCMCIA cards Answer: D Question: 465 Alter an upgrade of Apache.conf C .srm.iptables-F D .iptables --delete Page 159 of 217 .PCI cards B .netstat D .remoted and dhcpd D .USB cards C ./etc/services Answer: B Question: 466 Which of the following is a common tool used to determine what services and ports are running on a remote Linux box? A .iptables-A C . D .arp B .conf B . Web pages are no longer available and are replaced with a default page.ifconfig Answer: B Question: 467 Which of the following services needs to be installed on a server to support new diskless client workstations? A .conf D .

Edit lilo. Which of the following commands can be used to see what processor was detected on boot? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 469 A user complained that a laptop system seems slow.SSH (Secure Shell) B .Telnet D .cpuinfo Answer: C Question: 470 The LILO boot configuration needs to be updated to support a new IDE hard drive that was installed. Using the is command.Set LILO=/dev/hda and then run “lilocont /dev/hda” Answer: B Question: 471 A Linux system is configured with a RAID 5 array consisting of six 20GB hard drives.Run “lilo -o /dev/hda” B .SSL C .80 C .dmesg D .conf and run “liloconf -v –v” D . the technician observes the following: drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 May 24 1 3:11 dirname Which of the following is the BEST way to enable User12 to use the directory without letting other users manipulate its content? Page 160 of 217 . How much usable storage space is available? A .conf and run “lilo -v-v” C .50 B .100 D . How should this be accomplished? A .POST C .120 Answer: C Question: 472 Which of the following allows for secure remote command line access? A .Rlogin Answer: A Question: 473 A technician created a new directory for use by a user “User12”. User12 is unable to create new files or subdirectories within this new directory.Edit IiIo.proc B .

15 netmask 255.1.168.255.255.255.chown User12:User12 dirname Answer: D Question: 474 Which of the following files contains the key or keys required to login using SSH (Secure Shell) without a password? A .255..PPPoE Answer: D Question: 477 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 22? A .168.15 netmask 255...ATM B .168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .SLIP C .1.255.1.chown dirname User12 C .chmod 700 dirname B .15 subnet 255.ssh/allowed_keys D .DNS C .SMTP Answer: C Question: 478 A Linux technician accessed the Web server on http://1 27.255.1.SSH (Secure Shell) D .PPTP D .1 with a default install of Apache.ATM B .0.ssh/trusted_keys C . Where can the technician find detailed messages about this problem? Page 161 of 217 .0 D .0.ssh/authorized_keys Answer: D Question: 475 Which of the following itconfig commands can be used to assign the P address 192.15 subnet 255.0 Answer: C Question: 476 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a Linux workstation to use a connection via a DSL modem? A .255.15/24 to the second NIC (Network Interface Card) in a workstation? A .ifconfig eth1 192.168.ssh/known_keys B .255.chgrp User12 dirname D .ifconfig eth1 192.0 C ..ifconfig eth2 192.ifconfig eth2 192.168.0 B . and received a orbidden message.1.

access_log D .find / -name filename C .In an office. to be tiled and labeled appropriately with the rest of the system documentation Answer: A Question: 480 Which of the following environment variables specifies the location where user files are stored by default? A . but not in the server room C .mailtest comptia.In a predetermined secure location on-site.org C .FILES D .SHELL Answer: B Question: 481 A company’s mail server is unable to send mail to the domain comptia. but still can execute other commands while the ‘find’ command is searching for the file? A .HOME C .apache_log Answer: A Question: 479 After the Linux technician has completed the server configuration documentation. according to best practice? A .org B .find / filename & B .dig -t mx comptia.PATH B .org. Which of the following commands might help determine if their DNS records are correct? A . where should this documentation be stored.find filename> background Answer: C Question: 483 Page 162 of 217 .dig -t ms comptia org Answer: C Question: 482 Which of the following commands is used to search the whole directory structure to locate a specific file.dig comptia.find / -name filename & D .httpd_log C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .org D .In an approved tire-proof container.error_log B . located in a secure off-site facility D .In a binder. securely stored in an area located near the server B .

Run save proc B . Which method is considered best practice? A .Edit /etc/printcap and add a filter to only include the database server C . IP forwarding is not working.5.Edit /etc/hosts. and read-only permission to the group.3-100.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A file with permission set to octet 540 allows which of the following? A. No permission to others. D.Intel Pentium lll processor D . Which of the following commands should the network administrator have issued? A .HP Alpha processor B .Limit file permissions on the spool directory to users on the database server Answer: A Question: 486 Which of the following processors would be fully supported by glibc-2. and read-only permission to the group.Edit the /etc/sysctl. No permission to others.Run echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward –save Answer: C Question: 485 A Linux print server must limit access to its printers. Only the database server must be allowed to print.IBM PowerPC processor C .htbin Page 163 of 217 .conf file D .Silicon Graphics MIPS processor Answer: C Question: 487 In which subdirectory of the Apache root should scripts be placed? A . B. Read and write permissions to the owner. No permission to others.rpm? A .lpd to only include the database server B . No permission to others. Read and write permissions to root.i86. and read-only permission to the group. Read and execute permissions to root.Restart the network daemon C .Limit file permissions on the printer filter to users on the database server D .bin B . C. Read and execute permissions to the owner. Answer: D Question: 484 A network administrator has enabled lP forwarding on a Linux server with the following command: echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward After the server is restarted several weeks later. and read-only permission to the group.

NTFS Answer: B Question: 490 Which of the following commands should be used to monitor system logs in real time? A .Checkthe user’s cron job for syntax errors and correct as needed.log Answer: B Question: 489 Which of the following types of partitions can be used to provide a reliable shared partition on a dual-boot system with Linux and Windows 96? A ./etc/hosts. B .tail -s /var/log/messages B .tail /var/log/boot.log D .Ext2 B . Page 164 of 217 .first /var/log/boot.FAT C .HFS (Hierarchical File System) D .cgi-bin Answer: D Question: 488 Which of the following commands can be used to view the first 10 lines of the bootlog file? A ./etc/host.head /var/log/boot.allow Answer: D Question: 492 A user has a cron job that clears print queues at midnight each day.cont D . D .tail -v /var/log/messages C .log C ./etc/resolv.tail -f /var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 491 Which of the following files should be edited to provide static name to lP address mapping? A .Check the process list for an instance of crond running. C .log B .htdocs D . Which of the following should be done FIRST to resolve the problem? A . The cron job has run correctly for several months./etc/hosts B .Check to make sure the printer is connected to the server and powered on.Check to make sure the user was properly logged into the network the night before.tail -r /var/log/messages D . however the job apparently did not run the night before.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .top /var/log/boot.conf C .

change 4755 filename Answer: A Question: 494 Which of the following is a reversible encryption standard? A .ls-l/dev/eth* B .MD5 C . Which of the following commands will provide this information? A .chmod 6755 filename B .It stops bruteforcing attempts on the root account over the network.It prevents the system from being rebooted remotely.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 493 Which of the following commands sets the permissions of a file to the following? -rwsr-sr-x A . B .dmesg | grepeth C .shell B .It restricts sudoers who can su to root. a user wants to find out if the card was detected properly at boot. D .chown 2755 filename D .It creates accountability by writing all “su” attempts to a su log.chmod 1755 filename C .SHA D .hwstat | grepeth D . Answer: C Page 165 of 217 .uname-s Answer: C Question: 497 Root logins should NOT be allowed over the network for which of the following reasons? A . C .echo $SHELL D .cat /proc/net | grep eth Answer: B Question: 496 Which of the following commands displays the name of the current shell? A .MD4 Answer: A Question: 495 After replacing the network card in a Linux machine.cat/proc/shell C .AES B .

conf file. Answer: D Question: 500 Which of the following is a valid entry for /etc/fstab? A.so in httpd. Which of the following is the appropriate shell to set? A ./bin/sh B ./dev/hdb1 /mntlhdb1 ext3 defaults.conf B ./bin/disable Page 166 of 217 .Portable network traffic analyzer Answer: C Question: 502 A system administrator wants to disable shell access ror a user.~/./dev/hda1 /proc/hda1 ntfs defaults./dev/hd1 /mnt/hda1l ntfs defaults. noatime.Thin client workstation C . notail 0 0 D .noatime.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 498 A set of computers is used for technical support. The administrator wants to do this by adding pen_module to the Apache configuration.Web browser kiosk B ./dev/hdb1 /mnt/hdb1 reiser defaults. noatime.Run http -Im perl _module from the command line. How can this be done? A .Remove the #from #AddModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl./etc/pam. notail 0 0 B ./etc/logon.Database server appliance D ./bin/passwd D .notail 0 0 Answer: B Question: 501 Which of the following Linux systems would MOST likely be without a monitor and keyboard? A .noatime.bashrc D .Remove the # from #LoadModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl. The manager has asked that users have restricted time periods in which they can login.conf file. Which of the following must be edited to accomplish this? A .conf C . C . D ./bin/false C ./etc/group Answer: A Question: 499 An administrator needs to add support for PERL to Apache for the company’s Website.so in httpd. notail 0 0 C .Run httpd --module perl_module from the command line. B .

Answer: A Question: 504 An administrator wants to install Linux onto a computer that does not have a CD-ROM drive.The system has been compromised. Answer: B Question: 505 Examine the following /etc/passwd file: root:X:1423:0:99999:7::: dgringold:X:11423:0:99999:7::: jjones: !!:11432:0:99999:7:: 11688: tgold:!!:11342:11231:11678:7::: Which of the following is the password field? A .txt when the file is created? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 503 The system administrator notices the following file in a user’s home directory: -rwsr-xr-x 1 root userl 628684 Jun 1309:38 ksh Which of the following does this file indicate? A .rw-r--rAnswer: D Page 167 of 217 . Which of the following is the BEST way to complete the installation? A . C .The fourth field Answer: B Question: 506 The UMASK value is set to 22.ksh was inadvertently installed in user’s directory. Which of the following will the default permissions be on lilename. D .The firstfield B .5” diskette drive.Only root has shared access for ksh.Install via FTP from an FTP server C .The second field C . D .r-xr-wr-w B .Copy the CD-ROM files to the machine using the 3.The third field D . B .Install via NFS (Network File Server) from a Web server. B .Install via TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) from the network.----w--W C .rwxr-xr-x D .The ksh service needs to be restarted.

Ipr B .startand and stop D .openssl D .ethereal Answer: B Question: 509 How can a user change their default BASH shell prompt? A .cshrc D .Iprm C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 507 The output of an “ls .la” is the following: -rw-r-xrwx 5 root root 4096 Apr 20 10:03 file.sfdisk/dev/sdb2 D .Change the $PROMPT variable in ~/.enable and disable Answer: D Question: 511 A server requires more swap space.profile Answer: B Question: 510 Which of the following commands can be used to start and stop printers and classes? A .swapon-a B .mkfs-swap C .cshrc B .SSH (Secure Shell) B .txt How many hard links have been created to this file? A-0 B-4 C-5 D-6 Answer: B Question: 508 Which of the following is an IDS (Intrusion Detection System)? A .mount-t vfs /dev/sdb2 Answer: A Page 168 of 217 .Snort C . A new swap partition is created at /dev/sdb2 using fdisk.Change the $PS1 variable in ~/.profile C . which of the following commands is used to activate the new partition? A .Change the $PPOMPT variable in ~/. After editing the configuration.Change the $PS1 variable in ~ /.

Answer: D Question: 516 Which runlevel would be used to repair a system and grant access to the root user only? A-0 B-1 C-2 D-6 Answer: B Question: 517 An administrator types the command s xl and the following is a portion of the output obtained: Page 169 of 217 ./var/filesystems C .wall -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases B .postfix someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases D .Blowfish D .sendmail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases Answer: B Question: 514 Which of the following files contains a list of file systems that can be currently mounted on the system if all supported modules have been loaded? A ./proc/filesystems Answer: D Question: 515 Why should “/tmp” be located on a separate partition from the “/” file system? A ./tmp file system is cleared alter every reboot. D ./dev/filesystems D . B ./tmp is used to simulate RAM.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 512 Which of the following is a secure authentication method? A ./etc/filesystems B .MD5 B .RC5 C . C .mail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases C ./tmp requires a lot of space./tmp could become full and fill up the root file system.Kerberos Answer: D Question: 513 How would a user send/etc/aliases as the text of an email to another user on the same system? A .

1707 D .rpm D .rpm B .820 C .rpm --update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/group C .rpm -F /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.rpm -update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which process number should be killed to stop the map?and term?processes? A .rpm -i /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/defaultrunlevel Answer: A Page 170 of 217 ./etc/users D .1921 Answer: C Question: 518 An update CD-ROM for a distribution contains the latest RPMs for all packages that they provide.rpm C . Which of the following files should the administrator edit in order to change the default system runlevel from 3 to 5 ? A ./usr/group B ./etc/rc.rpm Answer: A Question: 519 Which of the following Linux files is used to assign users to groups? A .sysinit D ./etc/passwd Answer: B Question: 520 A Linux administrator just installed Xfree86.15 B ./etc/inittab B . Which of the following is the BEST command to use to update all of the existing RPMS on a server without making any other changes? A ./etc/runlevels C .

/coexistence B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 521 A user has added a PCMCIA wireless network card to a Linux laptop.tgz Answer: A Question: 523 A Linux server is configured as a router.tgz * B . Answer: C Question: 522 Which of the following commands can be used to back up all the files in the current directory and compress them? A .All files created today Page 171 of 217 ..gtarzcvf backup.cat/proc/self/status B . but the administrator notices that packets are no longer being routed. Which of the following commands will accomplish this from within the editor’s command mode? A .tgz * D . network services load properly. The network services tail on boot.-./etc/rc.tar -cvf .Reconfigure the wireless access point to access Linux connections./etc/rc.All directories B . if they are restarted by hand. Which of the following should the administrator run on the server to verify routing functionality? A .s/coexistence D .Check that the PCMCIA ports are enabled in the BIOS. C . Which of the following could solve the problem? A .cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward Answer: D Question: 524 A user who has a file open in vi wants to search for the next occurrence of the word ‘coexistence’.d/squid status C .* | gunzip> backup .Reinstall the wireless network card drivers on the system.find_forward coexistence Answer: A Question: 525 The following command run as root will search the system for which of the following? find /-name ‘.tgz * C .All hidden files C . B .tar-Zxvf backup..d/network status D .f coexistence C .*’ A .tar zcvf backup. After boot.All files created in / D . D .Check the order of execution of services in the boot scripts.

Decrease the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive. B .mount /dev/fd0/mnt/floppy mkfs-t msdos/dev/fd0 D . The diskette is unformatted.so Answer: A Question: 530 A technician needs to create a diskette to transfer data from a Linux server to a Windows 2000 server. the hard drive performance significantly decreases.config D . Which of the following commands should be used to prepare the diskette for writing? A . Which of the following can improve the hard drive performance? A .Increase the amount of swap space on the disk.Auto.Creates a new file called ‘hello’ and sends itto all users.README. Answer: D Question: 527 When a Linux laptop runs on battery.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 526 Which of the following is the FIRST step that should be taken prior to installing Linux on new hardware? A .Sends the message ‘hello’ to all currently logged in users.mkfs -text2 /dev/fd0 mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy C . which of the following would be accomplished? echo hello>> allusers A . Answer: D Question: 529 Which of the following files is commonly included with source code to automate the compilation? A .Sends the message ‘hello’ to all users on the system.mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy mkdosfs /dev/fd0 B . C . C .Review the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) on the Linux distributor’s Website.Autorun C .Increase the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive.Run the sysprep utility from the Linux vendor’s CD. D .Makefile B .Appends ‘hello’ to the end of the file llusers? if it exists. D .Verify that the hard drive has been formatted.mkdosfs /dev/fd0 mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy Page 172 of 217 . D . Answer: C Question: 528 If the command below is executed in a user’s home directory. C . B . B .Decrease the amount of swap space on the disk.Download all appropriate device drivers from the Linux vendors Website.

what does the following line do? ~ hosts: nis files dns A . Which of the following files needs to be edited? A . How can the user be given this privilege without the root password? A .sshd C .userdel -r Answer: A Question: 534 In the file /etc/nsswitch.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D Question: 531 Which of the following packages is used to implement Telnet services on major Linux distributions? A . B .NSS (Network Security Services) lookup is enabled for NIS. DNS. and DNS lookups.Edit the /etc/sysconfig/policies file C ./etc/exports Answer: B Question: 533 An employee has been terminated from the company.conf. NetBIOS. and remote files.userdel B .NIS requests are forwarded to DNS.NIS is used first for hostname resolution.usermod -f D .Make the user a member of the operator group Page 173 of 217 ./etc/hosts is used for all NIS. D . Answer: B Question: 535 A user needs the ability to create new users on a system./etc/mount D . C .passwd -l C .Add the user to the /etc/sudoers file B .xinetd D . Which of the following commands will remove the user from the system and maintain the contents of the employee’s home directory? A ./etc/fstab C .rsh B ./etc/mtab B . The user wants to change the mount point from /media/cdrom to /cdrom.rtelnetd Answer: C Question: 532 A user complains that the mount point the system uses for the CD-ROM device is too long.

Which of the following must the system have to allow this to work at full functionality? A .lp restart B .Optical Recordable Page 174 of 217 ./usr/local/doc Answer: C Question: 539 Which of the following files is used to specify drives to be mounted on boot? A . groupadd.Grant the user execute privileges to useradd. and usermod Answer: A Question: 536 After a printer is removed from a Linux workstation./etc/init.nfs B ./etc/init.NVRAM B .inet.d/cups restart Answer: D Question: 537 A Linux technician is preparing to install a 64-bit Ultra 320 SCSI PCI controller on a x86 system.d/ lp restart D .64 bit processor D .SCSI C ./usr/share/doc D ./etc/doc B .d Answer: C Question: 540 Which of the following is the economical choice for high capacity off-site archiving? A . which of the following commands can be used to restart the printing module? A .64 bit diskette C ./documents C . Which of the following is the MOST likely place to find the documentation? A .cups restart C .Tape D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .64 bit PCl slot B .fstab D .mtab C .64 bit memory path Answer: A Question: 538 The user would like to find documentation files of an installed package.

netstat Answer: A Question: 543 After properly installing both the sound card and modules.tar xf package. Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 541 A Linux system has been installed using Chinese.5 up Which of the following is the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192.bzip2 -d < package.The sound card is not on the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).tar.The sound card does not support MP3 playback.155. Answer: D Question: 544 A user downloads the software package “package .bz2” from the vendor. Which of the following command lines can be used to extract the contents of the package? A .keyboard Answer: C Question: 542 Which of the following is the BEST tool to measure system performance baseline over a period of time? A .The sound module was not added to the kernel. The system administrator has been asked to change the language setting to English. Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A .tar | tar xvf package. the technician attempted to play an MP3 file.tar.160. D .tar.bz2 B . but no sound was heard. C .tar.lsmod B .bzip2 package.bz2 | bzip2 -d C .xmodmap D .bz2 Answer: C Question: 545 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192.1 assigned to eth0? Page 175 of 217 .160.tar xvf package.155.sar B .var C .depmod C .pmap D .tar.The ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) sound server was not started. B .bz2 | tar xvf D .

gnupg D .5. which otthe rollowing cables should be used? Page 176 of 217 .Hunt B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .160.Hosts that may connect through FTP C .5 will be assigned to the second physical NIC Answer: C Question: 546 Which of the following tripwire commands can be run to analyze the current status of the system? A .The account is disabled.tripwire --status D .155.Jones used the wrong password.155. The technician checked the server records and noted that shadow passwords are disabled.155. D .Hosts that may not connect through FTP D .5.160.Users that may log in using FTP B .160.192.The address of 192.tripwire --verify C .Hack C . D .160. The technician also noted that /etc/passwd contains the following entry: jones:*:1001:300:Bob Jones:/home/jones:/bin/bash Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .The account is expired.155.Users that may not log in using FTP Answer: D Question: 548 Which of the following packages helps to identify simple passwords? A .tripwire --monitor Answer: A Question: 547 Which of the following describes the contents of the file etc/ftpusers? A .The account is using a service UID (User ID).5 will be assigned to eth0 as a second IP address. B .The gateway address will be replaced with 192. C . C . Answer: B Question: 550 When an ATA-133 hard drive is installed.The current IP address will be replaced with 192.Crack Answer: D Question: 549 User jones’ cannot login to a Linux server.tripwire --check B . B .

Which of the following commands can be used to verify that the tape drive is operational? A .cat /etc/services C .40 pin 80 wire B .usermud D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .chfn C .80 pin 40 wire C . full name. The owner is able to delete other files in the directory. UID (User ID). but all attempts by the owner of /home/owner/A to delete the one file result in the output bash: A: Permission denied Given the file listing: -rw-r--r-.mount -f ftape Page 177 of 217 .mkfs B .chpasswd Answer: C Question: 554 A new tape drive has been added to a Linux system.uname B .cat/etc/group B .rm -r /home/owner D .tar-xvf tape C .lsattr /home/owner/A Answer: D Question: 553 Which of the following commands could be used to set the number of days a user can maintain the same password? A . and default shell information? A .cat/etc/shadow D .80 pin 80 wire D .tcpdump ftape B .1 owner owner5 Jun 13 12:14 A Which of the following should be checked next in order to diagnose this problem? A .dmesg C .68 pin 68 wire Answer: A Question: 551 Which of the following can be used to view username. home directory.cat/etc/passwd Answer: D Question: 552 The directory /home is on an ext2 file system. GID (Group ID).

Partition map.named Answer: D Question: 559 Which of the following syslog keywords has the highest priority? A . performance baseline D . required packages. D . Answer: A Question: 558 Users begin reporting that they receive ‘Unable to resolve hostname’ error messages.dmseg | grep ftape Answer: D Question: 555 Before performing a new Linux server installation. what part of the installation should be planned and documented? A .Ensure that users have not exceeded disk quota. performance baseline Answer: B Question: 556 The company wants to have its laptops perform a clean shutdown of the Linux operating system when the power button is pressed.System hardware. required services.Increase the allowable size of swap file. daemon configuration. user passwords B .Remove unnecessary applications that may be using too much disk space.APM (Advanced Power Management) B . B . required packages.Truncate the log files. partition map.dhcpd C .System hardware. required services.bind B .err B . partition map C . Which of the following is the MOST likely resolution to the problem? A .ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Intertace) C .crit C . required packages.i2c-core Answer: B Question: 557 A system report indicates that /var is full.power D .resolvd D .emerg Page 178 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D . Which of the following modules must be installed to accomplish this? A .Partition map. Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A . C . root password.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .alert Answer: C Question: 560 Which of the following is necessary for a user to scan images from a flatbed scanner? A .sane C .iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DROP C .gimp B .block-cpu-1 D . Which of the following is the correct parameter to pass to the kernel at boot time? A . Which or the following Linux packages would BEST serve this need? A .enable_smp=no Answer: A Question: 562 The administrator wants to deny ICMP traffic from being forwarded.iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DENY B .iptables -A FORWARD -p udp --dport icmp -j DROP D .cops D . a technician needs to boot an SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processor) system to use a single CPU. Which of the following devices would be the target of the Linux partitioning? A .twain Answer: B Question: 561 For troubleshooting./dev/sdb Answer: B Question: 564 A business wants to be able to track all Websites that are visited by its employees.Samba C .Apache Page 179 of 217 .BIND B .nosmp B . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A ./dev/hda B ./dev/sda D .disable-smp C .iptables -A FORWARD -a all -proto ICMP -j REJECT Answer: B Question: 563 A user wants to install Linux as a dual-boot option on the second hard drive on the primary IDE controller./dev/hdb C .

FreeRADIUS D .MPEG-2 encoder D .systeminfo Page 180 of 217 . which of the following commands will set number of entries in the command history to 1000? A .setenv HSIZE=1000 C .RSH (Remote Shell) C .Sound card C .dmesg D .proc B . Which of the following is the BEST choice for this situation? A .Xfree86 B .SSH (Secure Shell) B .Squid Answer: D Question: 565 In which of the following runlevels is X Windows started by default A-2 B-3 C-5 D-6 Answer: C Question: 566 A technician is creating MPEG-2 video files in Linux.export HISTSIZE=1000 Answer: D Question: 569 Which of the following commands will display a list of system hardware after the Linux system boots? A .set NEWSIZE=1000 B .POST C .alias HISTORY=1000 D .MPEG-2 capable camera Answer: C Question: 567 A Linux administrator is trying to set up a server that provides the MOST secure communication for remote administration.Kerberos Answer: A Question: 568 Using the BASH shell.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D . In addition to a video card with input source. which of the following multimedia components is also required? A .

Configure the DHCP Client.The SUID bit on this printer’s spool directory is not set.True positives B . Which of the following is the term for these types of events? A .Users do not have execute permission on the print filter.True negatives C . C . The technician determines that all of the users and machines have the right to print to the server.False negatives Answer: C Question: 573 A Linux server is to be used as a Web server.Root does not have read permission on the print filter.rpm is already installed? A . B .Too manyusers D . Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .rpm on several desktop computers.DoS (Denial of Service) B . Which of the following commands would determine if NewFonts. Users can print to other printers on the server.Use an IP alias. C .rpm-a NewFonts Page 181 of 217 .NIC malfunction Answer: A Question: 572 The IDS (Intrusion Detection System) reports many events that are not security incidents.Configure the DHCP Server.Virus C . B . The permissions on the printer’s spool directory are set to allow access to all users. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .False positives D . D . D . Answer: B Question: 574 An administrator wants to create a script that installs NewFonts. Which of the following is the BEST way to configure its Ethernet adapter? A .Use a static IP address.The /etc/printcap file is missing. The script should check if the RPM is already installed. Answer: B Question: 571 A production Web server is experiencing an unusually large amount of new incoming TCP connections.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 570 Users are unable to print to a remote printer on a Linux server.

rpm --list NewFonts D . Which of the following log files reveals this information? Page 182 of 217 . Which of the following needs to be done in order to resolve this issue? A . B .Same as the target file B .HeaderSite B .com administrator.rpm-q NewFonts C . Which of the following commands would display contact information for this domain? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .NamedSiteEntry Answer: B Question: 577 The administrator notices malicious network traffic from the example.whoip D .ipuser Answer: A Question: 578 Which of the following are the default permissions for a symbolic link file? A .com domain and would like to contact the example.VirtualHost C .Editthe/dev entry for the device.Change the default run level in /etc/inittab.Edit the /etc/fstab file. C . rather than by examining the port number of IP address.Load a kernel module for the drive.VirtualWebsite D . D . Answer: A Question: 576 A user wants to derine a new Web space.Full access to everyone C .Full access to the owner only Answer: B Question: 579 An administrator needs to check which users are utilizing the u command and when it is being utilized. Which of the following directives can be used to accomplish this? A .whois B .Full access to root only D . The browser header will be examined by Apache to determine which Web space the client will be sent.rpm --checksig NewFonts Answer: B Question: 575 A recent hard drive addition to a server has a problem: the administrator has to manually mount the drive every time the server is rebooted.fuser C .

/var/log/lastlog D .grep dma /proc/ide/hda/settings Answer: D Question: 584 Which of the following encryption algorithms are natively supported for the /etc/shadow file? Page 183 of 217 ./etc/wtmp B . Which of the following commands can be used to verify the hard drive connected on /dev/hda has DMA enabled? A .ssh example.man --rebuilddb Answer: C Question: 581 A daemon unexpectedly terminates.whatis-r C .com C ./etc/sudoers C .man-k B .log D .boot.messages Answer: D Question: 582 Using SSH (Secure Shell).ssh -| jdoe4 example .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .com B .wtmp B .sysinfo /dev/hda B .fdisk-l /dev/hda C .dmesg C . what is the correct syntax for the user doe4?to login remotely to the examplecom server? A . The user suspects that the IDE drive may not be using DMA.ssh --userjdoe4example.grep dma /proc/hdinfo D .ssh jdoe4 example. Which of the following files can be viewed to determine the source of the problem? A ./var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 580 Which of the following commands is used to rebuild the man page database used by the hatis command? A .com D .makewhatis D .com jdoe4:password Answer: B Question: 583 A hard drive is taking a long time to complete file copies.

The Linux distribution does not provide any updates.twofish Answer: B Question: 585 Which of the following commands can be used to verify if a specific cron job is scheduled? A .ext3 D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .mkswapfsiso Answer: B Question: 589 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of mounted hard drive partitions? Page 184 of 217 .The SourceForge Website D .mkswapfs D . assuming it should be accessible from a minimal boot kernel? A .jfs B .ext2 C .RC4 B .DES C .3DES D .The kernel. Where should the user obtain a newer kernel? A .org Website C .at -m B .crond -q C .mkswap C .The hardware manufacturer’s Website Answer: B Question: 587 Which of the following file system types should be used for the /boot partition.The gnu.crontab -l D .org Website B .swapon B .reiserfs Answer: B Question: 588 Which of the following commands creates a swap file system? A .cat /proc/timer/crond Answer: C Question: 586 A technician is installing hardware in a Linux system that is not supported by the current kernel.

Keyboard C . 'ypcat passwd | grep www' reports: www:X:73:NIS www user:/mnt/www:/bin/sh Which of the following is the BEST solution to the problem? A .sar C .The flyer.Remove the www user from the NIS passwd map.pdf Which of the following results will MOST likely occur? A . C .netstat Page 185 of 217 .top B .An error message will appear. C .pdf file will print correctly. Answer: D Question: 593 A Linux technician needs to check the current resource utilization for processes. The correct location for the NlS ‘www’ user is /mnt/www.The printer will print pages with strange characters.fdisk-l Answer: A Question: 590 DMA (Direct Memory Access) is required for which of the following items? A . D .ls-la D .fsck C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .pdf document using the following command: lpr flyer.pdf file will be displayed.The flyer.Sound card Answer: D Question: 591 On an NIS client.Change the home directory for the www user in the NIS passwd map.df B .pmap D . ‘cd ~www’ changes to /var/www.Mouse B . B . D .Change the home directory for the www user in the local passwd file.Serial port D .Remove the www userfrom the local passwd file. Which of the following commands should be used? A . Answer: B Question: 592 A user is trying to print a . B .

/etcMnetd.debug D . Which of the following commands will do this? A . Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A . Which of the following configuration riles may need to be edited to permit logins? A .netstat B .sshd_config D .traceroute Answer: D Question: 597 No users can connect via SSH (Secure Shell).ifconfig eth0 down Answer: D Question: 596 A network problem occurs somewhere between a Linux PC and a remote Website.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 594 An administrator watches a Linux system boot and noticed an error with one of the hda partitions.top B . It went by too quickly on the screen for the administrator to read the details.cp--disk Page 186 of 217 .ifconfig eth0 disable D .xcopy D .cpd C .netview C .ifconfigeth0 off C .dd B .conf Answer: C Question: 598 A user wants to create an image of a system boot disk in order to copy it.pam_deny. Which of the following commands will help locate the point of failure? A . The SSH daemon is confirmed to be running.ifconfig disable B .fsck C .so C . How can this information be recalled? A ./etc/passwd B .demesg Answer: D Question: 595 An administrator wants to temporarily disable the eth0 network interface on a server.pathping D .

/eft/environment D .d/su B ./etc/login. D . D .4. not “ro”.xpm.22 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb initrd initrd-2.0). C .22 Which of the following is wrong with this file? A .The splashimage should not be gzipped.The command would use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) by default. Answer: C Question: 600 Which of the following configuration files should a Linux administrator edit in order to restrict the use of su to a single group? A . Which of the following commands can be used to change the current MTU value to a new one? A . Answer: D Question: 602 An administrator needs to adjust the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value on an Ethernet interface.The correct path should be /boot/vmlinuz-2. B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 599 The /usr/bin/passwd command has the following permissions: -r-s--x--x 1 root root passwd Which of the following will occur? A .4.The root partition should be mounted “rw”.gz title Linux Server (2.22) root(hda1) kernel /vmlinuz-2.4./etc/pam.conf Answer: A Question: 601 A user created the following grub.The command restricts permissions to the superuser.22.4. B .The command runs with permissions of the superuser. C . not (hda1).conf file.conf C .netstat Page 187 of 217 .route B . default=0 timeout=10 splashimage=(had l)/grub/splash.The command will have the sticky bit set.The hard drive label should be (hd0./etc/sysctl.

/opt/kernel D .txt B ./usr/kernel/src Answer: A Using octal permissions.txt Answer: A Question: 604 Which of the following is the tunction of the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)? A . but neglected to update /etct/stab. B . Where are the kernel sources normally located? A .1 user 1 staff 0 8 May 11:45 test. When it is compiled it asks for the location of the kernel sources.It maps a hostname to a MAC address.txt A . Page 188 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .chmod 047 test .crack Answer: D Question: 606 A Linux administrator converted the root file system from ext2 to ext3. D . Answer: C Question: 605 Which of the following tools can be used to identify poor password usage from the user by auditing password usage? A . how would a user modify the file test.txt to have the following access privileges? -rwxr----.It maps an IP address to a MAC address./usr/src B .The kernel will halt mounting the root file system.The root file system will be corrupted. B ./usr/kernel C . C .chmod 740 test.It maps a MAC address to an P address.passwd C .crackpasswd D .chmod 310 test txt C . Which of the following will happen the next time the system boots? A .It maps a MAC address to a hostname.iptables D .txt D .ifconfig Answer: D Question: 603 A new driver version has been downloaded.chmod 013 test.crypt B .

tar lf backup. make install D .tar.50 B .0.rarp 192.run configure.50 C .FTP B .50 D .tar lvf backup tar Page 189 of 217 .tar tf backup.chmod u+x <filename> Answer: D Question: 608 An administrator needs to add a new application to an existing Linux machine.dig-x 192.50 Answer: B Question: 611 A Linux user has a file named backup. except journaling will be disabled.168.tar B .tar.chown 755 <filename> C .SMTP D .gz”.tar C .hostname-r 192.168./<filename> B . How can the detailed file information in the file be viewed without extracting the contents? A .168.riockup 192.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .. Answer: D Question: 607 Which of the following commands enables a user to make a newly-created shell script executable by only its owner? A .0.0. make.The file system will be automatically detected as ext3. After extracting the file.move the extracted directory to /usr/local/application Answer: C Question: 609 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 25? A .SMNP Answer: C Question: 610 Which of the following commands can be used to provide a reverse lookup of an IP address? A ./configure <filename> D . which of the following is the next step in installing the application? A .0.run rpm B . D . The application is available in source code and distributed in a file called “application.POP3 C .run apt-get C .The system will boot as normal.16a.

192 broadcast 192.rpm -c samba.87/26.Use SSH (Secure Shell) to forward X11.ifconfig eth0 up 192.rpm D .255.rpm Answer: A Question: 616 Which of the following is used to register a new printer with CUPS on a system using default settings? Page 190 of 217 . C .0 Answer: A Question: 613 A Linux user wants to access the X interface on a remote server.255.0 socket.ifconfig eth0 up 192.168.255. The default gateway’s P address is 192.rpm C .ifconfig eth0 up 192.1. What command must be entered on the client machine to enable communications to the Internet? A .The USB memory stick is not formatted.87 netmask 255.1. but the mount command generates the following error: mount special device /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A . D .255.Install a secure version of X.tar tvf backup.255 C .168.rpm -V samba.168.The kernel module loader is not available.255.168./dev/sda does not exist. D . Answer: A Question: 614 A USB memory stick is plugged into a server.Configure local X sever to allow the remote host.ifconfig eth0 up 192. B .255 D .1. C .168.tar Answer: D Question: 612 A user is unable to access the Internet from their Client.168.255.Install an X server on the local client.1.rpm -i samba. Answer: C Question: 615 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm checksums on the Samba package? A .1.1.1.255.A USB 2.rpm B . B .87 netmask 255.1.0 device was plugged into a USS 1.1 netmask 255. How can this be made secure? A .168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .87 netmask 255.rpm -v samba. The clients TCP/IP settings are 192.128 B .255.

cups --add-printer C ./etc/users.chmod 770 file C .dns.0.0.3DES Answer: B Question: 620 Which of the following contains user default configuration files and directories? A . Which of the following files should be edited to ensure the server will return answers for this zone? A .named.chmod 700 file B .To check the root and postmaster mail boxes Answer: C Question: 619 A compary currently has tour Linux servers and wants to Install a fifth server to perform user authentication.1:631 D .conf B .conf D .SHA1 D .LDAP C .edit /etc/cups/printcap Answer: C Question: 617 Which of the following commands will secure a script file so it could be modified only by the owner? A .To reset a forgotten user password C .cupsct B ./usr/config C .lynx http://127./etc/skel B .To run fsck on a damaged filesystem D .conf Answer: A Question: 621 An administrator wants to add a new forward DNS Zone file to the Linux DNS server.chmod 777 file Answer: A Question: 618 Under which of the following sce/varios should an administrator initiate single user mode? A ./usr/default. Which of the following is a “Id protocol for centralized user authentication? A .MD4 B .conf Page 191 of 217 .To suspend a user account B .chmod 077 file D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .

conf D .resolv. The user johnd is removed from the system. The user johnd is removed from the system while keeping all of the data in his home directory.cat /proc/sys/proc Answer: C Question: 625 The /etc/exports file on a Linux system contains the following entry: /var logger(ro. The user johnd is removed from the system and all data in the home directory is moved to the /home/deletedusers directory. C.In -s help help old B .A hostname C .ps -au root D .old Answer: B Question: 623 Which of the following will happen when the following command is run? userdeI johnd A. Answer: B Question: 624 Which of the following commands is used to show all of the root processes running on a system? A . deleting all of the data in his home directory B.A username B .psroot B .no_root_squash) In this file.In -v /home/joe/help /tmp/help. the name ogger is which of the following? A .In -s /home/joe/help /tmp/help.A directory or filename Answer: B Question: 626 Page 192 of 217 .In -s /tmp/help.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .conf Answer: B Question: 622 Which of the following commands can be used to create a link to the file /home/joe/help in /tmp/help. D.A program name D .old? A .old /home/joe/help D . The user johnd is removed from the system and all of his data is moved to the /var/archive directory.nameserver.jobs 0 C .old C .

Which of the following commands will enable routing? A .eth0. D .sysinit.ipv4. Answer: C Question: 630 Page 193 of 217 .forwarding = 1 C .It enables application shortcut keys.conf initdefault 3 D . which file needs to be edited and what is the correct parameter? A . In order to correct this.route add IP_FORWARD eth0 B .conf. it has been determined that IP forwarding is not enabled on the Linux server.forwarding = 1 Answer: C Question: 629 What does enabling the “dead keys” option during installation do? A .$PROMPT C . Alter further troubleshooting.It provides the ability to create special characters.sysctl -n net.ipv4. Users can ping the gateway address but cannot access the Internet. B .echo “1” > /proc/sys/netfipv4/ip_forward D .inittab id:3:initdefault: C .sysinit.It disables the function keys.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When the command ‘gcc’ is run in a newly created directory.conf initdefault 5 Answer: B Question: 628 A Linux server has been configured as a gateway to allow local LAN access to the Internet. the system returns the error command notfound Alter confirming gcc is installed on the system.sysctl -a net. C .inittab id:5:initdefault: B . The system should boot into multi-user mode with a non-graphical interlace. which environmental variable must be modified to correct this problem? A .$PATH B .$DISPLAY D .It disables unused keys based on the language option selected.$EXECUTABLES Answer: A Question: 627 A Linux machine always reboots shortly after the boot loader completes.conf.

sendmail -bd Answer: C Question: 634 Which of the following is used to terminate a hue loop in a BASH shell? A .ls -l jupiter C .init 1 B .Check the Linux distribution’s Website. D .sudo --single Answer: A Question: 633 Which of the following commands allows a user to view undelivered messages on a server using sendmail as the MTA (Mail Transport Agent)? A .ls jupiter B .chroot -so C .mail B .elihw Answer: C Question: 635 Page 194 of 217 .Check the /etc/sysconfig directory. How can the Linux technician confirm that the device is supported by the Linux distribution? A .showmount -e jupiter Answer: D Question: 632 Which of the following commands could an administrator use to switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A .done D . C .su --single D .showmount e jupiter D . B .end B .Check the /dev directory.smtpd C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A telecommunications controller will be installed in a Linux server.Check the government’s telecommunications Website. The model number is available to identify the card. Answer: D Question: 631 Which or the following commands lists the rile systems available for the NFS (Network File System) server upiter? A .mailq D .wend C .

and execute permissions to the following file: /home/joh n/resume.Mozilla Answer: C Page 195 of 217 .Apache D . write.chown -u +wx Answer: C Question: 636 How could a user substitute all instances of C with omputer in a file named instructions and display the results in the terminal window? A .Squid C . Which of the following commands can be used to add write and execute permissions for him without changing anyone else’s permissions? A . Answer: A Question: 639 Which of the following packages would be selected during installation to provide a Web server? A .Use op to list processes ranked by CPU utilization.Use is tree to list processes with the highest foreground priority.cat instructions | awk Computer D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user named ‘john’ needs to have read.cat instructions | awk ‘/PC/ print computer’ Answer: A Question: 637 Which of the following commands is used to check the status of a sottware RAID? A .cat /proc/mdstat B .mkraid --status D .chmod 700 C .sed -s PC -r computer instructions C .Use obs to list CPU-intensive processes in order.chown-f B .sed s/PC/computer/g instructions B . C .cat /proc/ide/raid C .Use ice -I -n 1 to list the process with highest CPU utilization. D .Bind B . B .chmod u+wx D .mkraid --verify Answer: A Question: 638 A system is running slowly and the administrator wants to find the process that is using the MOST resources. Which of the following will accomplish this? A . John currently has read-only permission.

TLS (Transport Layer Security) Answer: D Question: 641 Which of the following services could be used to provide remote configuration of the networking address.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 640 Which of the following is used to secure http communications? A .arp B .err +/dev/lp0 D .auth.auth.auth. routing.16 Answer: B Page 196 of 217 . Which of the following is the default ID on a SCSI controller card? A-1 B-7 C .netconfig Answer: A Question: 642 Company security policy requires that all authentication errors be logged to a printed hard copy.err -/var/log/auth -Ipr Answer: A Question: 643 If the IP address of a host on the network is known.err -print C .Blowfish B .dhcpd B .traceroute Answer: A Question: 644 A Linux technician is installing a new SCSI tape drive.nslookup D .SSH (Secure Shell) C .auth.conf would BEST accomplish this? A . Which of the following entries in /etc/syslog.netsetup D .11 D .dig C .PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) D . which of the following commands can be used to find the MAC address of that host? A . and DNS settings for other devices on a network? A .err | lpr B .routed C .

Which of the following commands should be run to verify that the configuration is correct? A .LOOP device D . which of the following device files would likely be used to access it? A .smbcheck C . the user decides to test the DVD drive to ensure it was installed properly.Issue the command “mount /dev/dvdrom /mnt/dvdrom”. Answer: D Question: 646 When a USB memory stick is used on a Linux server./dev/sda B .pwck C . D .pwd B . Which of the following actions will MOST likely solve this problem? A .ATA device B ./dev/ram0 C .passwd Page 197 of 217 .Ensure that /mnt/dvdrom has an entry in /etc/fstab. After issuing mount /mnt/dvdrom.Insert a DVD into the drive./dev/usb/hd1 D . B . the error “mount: no medium found” is returned. C .chkconfig samba Answer: A Question: 648 The administrator sees this line in /etctrstab: /dev/md0 / ext3 defaults 0 1 Which of the following BEST describes the /dev/mdO device? A .SCSI device C .RAID device Answer: D Question: 649 Which of the following can be used to determine if the entries in /etc/shadow are corrupt? A .Create the directory /mnt/dvdrom.grpck D .testparm B ./dev/usb/auer0 Answer: A Question: 647 A Samba server is not functioning properly. then re-issue the mount command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 645 After setup has completed.smbd --check D .

168.On the network perimeter B .126 gw 192. D .168.From the system console. The following entry in /etc/passwd corresponds to this user: repositoryuser:x:502:502::/home/repositoryuser:/bin/fales Upon testing.200.There is no entry in /etc/exports for repository user’s home directory.Remove the rule before it is activated D .255.168.0 netmask 255.Near the system administrator’s workstation Answer: A Question: 654 A workstation user is unable to mount a CD-ROM drive.160.5 C .255.255. B .255. SSH is now no longer accepting connections.5 B .200. Which of the following would resolve this problem? A . C .168.5 Answer: C Question: 653 When a new Snort system is installed.100.SSH to Port 23 and remove the rule C . remove the Port 22 rule Answer: D Question: 652 Which of the following commands would ensure thatthe Linux serverwould send packets destined for 192.The repositoryuser is not in the FTP group.5 A .168.192g w 192.100.200.168.0 netmask 255.255. repositoryuser cannot login to the FTP server.168. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .On an isolated network segment D .There is an entry in /etc/ftpusers for repository user.200.0 netmask 255.route 192. Answer: B Question: 651 When remotely administering a Linux machine using SSH (Secure Shell).routeadd-net 192.100. Which of the following commands can be used to confirm the operating system recognizes the drive ? Page 198 of 217 .Restart the SSH service B .route 192.5 D .255.128 gw 192.255.100.192 gw 192. the administrator added a rule to deny traffic on Port 22.0 netmask 255.200.There is an entry in /etc/shells for repository user’s shell.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 650 A new user must have local FTP access but not interactive login access.100.168.On the core network router C .routeadd-net 192.255. where should the system be placed on the network? A .0/25 to 192.168.

The ipchains package needs to be upgraded C . Which of the following is the FIRST step the new administrator should do to reset the root password? A . The prior administrator did not give the root password to the current administrator.klogd Page 199 of 217 . C . C . Answer: A Question: 657 Which of the following is the BEST security practice for compiling the package from the source? A .Config.cat fstab | grep CD D .Make B .Compile as root and install as a normal user. B . B . the ipchains commands no longer function. D . D . After upgrading to a 2.Reinstall the operating system.The old ipchains module needs to be loaded D .4 kernel does not support ipchains B .Boot to single user mode.init B .Compile and install the package as a normal user.Config.in C .The new kernel was not compiled with ipchains support Answer: D Question: 656 A new administrator is asked to reconfigure a Linux machine.Use view to edit the password file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .find cdrom B . Answer: B Question: 658 Which of the following is the default file name for the ake command? A .Run a password recovery utility. Which of the following is the likely cause? A .make Answer: C Question: 659 Which of the following processes has the lowest PID (Process ID)? A .Makefile D .Compile and install the package as root.dmesg | grepCD C .Compile as a normal user and install as root.cat mtab | grep cdrom Answer: B Question: 655 A system administrator inherits a Linux system with a 2.4 kernel.2 kernel.The 2.

Which of the following commands should be used? A.kswapd D .snmp D .1 onto the local mount point called /usr. B . Answer: D Question: 661 Which of the following virtual console sessions does XFree86 use by default? A-1 B-3 C-5 D-7 Answer: D Question: 662 An administrator wishes to mount an NFS (Network File System) export of the directory /usr located on 100.syslogd Answer: A Question: 660 The administrator issues the ‘ls -l/home’ command and sees the following output drwxr-sr-x 2578 578 4096 Jun 13 13:50 userl The output indicates which of the following? A .0. D.ftp C .The user1 directory has 578 modes. C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . Which of the following commands would remedy this situation? Page 200 of 217 .The userl directory is now owned by user 578.rpc B . D .dhcp Answer: A Question: 664 The /var/log/messages file was deleted and the syslog daemon did not recreate it. mount mountd remount smbmount Answer: A Question: 663 Which of the following protocols is used by NIS? A . C.The userl entry was deleted from /etc/passwd.User1 is a. B.

Which of the following commands will do this? A .:// ps -aux D .man 2 passwd B . Which of the following commands would the administrator run to create a new key? A .nessus C .touch /var/log/messages B .logoff_shell Answer: C Which of the following is a popular open source tool that is used for vulnerability assessment? A .man 5 passwd C .ssh-keygen C .dig B .~/.make ssh-key D .logform /var/log/messages D .:! ps -aux C .:cmd ps -aux Answer: B Question: 667 When a login shell exits.:#ps -aux B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .~/.~/.man-k 2 passwd D .bash_logout D .nslookup Answer: B Question: 668 Which of the following commands will display information in the manual page for the passwd file? A .slocate D .syslogd --recreate-file C .man -k 5 passwd Page 201 of 217 .keygen-ssh B .make clean | ssh-key Answer: B Question: 666 A user is editing a file in vi and wants to run the command s ux without leaving vi.logoff_now C .cat /dev/random > /var/log/messages Answer: A Question: 665 The administrator discovers that the SSH (Secure Shell) key may have been compromised.~/.bash_exit B . BASH reads and executes commands from which of the following files? A .

/proc Answer: D Question: 672 The command is -l file is issued.chmod 726 file D .fdisk-V Page 202 of 217 .mkIs -reiserts /dev/hda6 Answer: C Question: 670 The user of a Linux workstation reports slow network performance during heavy Web access. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .reiserfs/dev/hda6 C .chmod 623 file C .chmod 761 file Answer: D Question: 673 A Linux disk indicates that it has errors.reiserfs /dev/hda6 D . The workstation is connected to an unmanaged switch.mkfs/dev/hda6 B .The network card duplex setting is incorrect./var D . Answer: D Question: 671 Where is the ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface) power management dynamic information stored when devis is compiled into the kernel? A .chmod 471 file B .mkIs.The network card is in promiscuous mode.The network card is disabled.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 669 Which of the following is a valid command to format a partition as Reiser FS? A .The network card is bad. B . Which of the following commands tests an entire ext2 file system and repairs errors without user interaction? A . D ./dev B . and the result is: -rwxrw---x 5 root wheel 8192 Jan01 21:00 file Which of the following chmod commands corresponds to the current permissions of the file? A ./usr C . C .

e2fsck -y Answer: D Question: 674 Which of the following commands will allow a Linux administrator to view waiting print jobs for all printers? A .lmapd C .Atimeoutvaiue C .find /mnt -setuid -ls C .lpq-a B .Samba D .find /mnt -type f -perm -u+s -ls Answer: D Question: 676 The following line is found in /etc/inittab ~ 3:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty3 ~ What is the meaning of the second field in this conflguratlon line? A .find /mnt -mode s -ls B .e2fsck-V D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .printq -A D .Afiag oroption code D .A terminal id B .lpq -A C .printq -a Answer: A Question: 675 Which of the following commands can be used to display the location of all the setuid regular files on /mnt? A .find fmnt -suid -type f -ls D .A list of runlevels Answer: D Question: 677 Which of the rollowing packages is needed on a server to allow other Linux workstations to authenticate local users through the server? A .NFS (Network File System) Answer: A Question: 678 Page 203 of 217 .e2fsck-a C .NIS B .

www.Linux distribution Website D .Internet search engine B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A RAID controller is to be installed in Linux as the boot device.RAID manufacturer’s Website Answer: C Question: 679 Which of the following commands will create the directory /home/gawd/tools/security regardless of the existence of its parent directories? Page 204 of 217 .org C .linuxdoc. Which of the following sources will BEST confirm that the hardware is supported by the version of Linux being installed? A .

ssh/sshd_config C .15 Answer: C Question: 681 After a company-standard installation.XF86Config D .keyb.Add enypootLogin to /etc/.Xmodmap B . steep 60 D .ssh/sshd_config D . Which of the following configuration files should be edited to support the specific country keyboard? A .mkdir -p fhome/gawd/tools/security D .vmstat-10-1min C .Add ermitRootLogin no to /etc/ssh/sshd_config Answer: D Question: 683 The system administrator wishes to view vmstat output once every 10 seconds for the next minute.Add ermitLogin no to /root/.md -m /home/gawd/tools/security B .14 D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A . a user with a Swedish keyboard has the English character set loaded. Which of the following commands accomplishes this? A ..vmstat--time=’1 min’ 10 Answer: A Question: 684 Which of the following commands can be used to ensure that all the files in /home/user and its subdirectories are accessible only by the owner of /home/user? Page 205 of 217 .vmstat 10.ssh/sshd_config B .mkdir -m /home/gawd/tools/security C .mkdir --makepath /home/gawd/tools/security Answer: C Question: 680 Which of the following IRQs is commonly used by /dev/hda? A-3 B-7 C .vmstat 10 6 B .bash_profiles Answer: C Question: 682 How should a Linux administrator prevent the root user from logging in remotely via SSH (Secure Shell)? A .conf C .Add enyLogin to /root/.

chown -R user /home/user Answer: B Question: 685 Which of the following RAID configurations is BEST for a streaming-video server where reliability is NOT important? A .0 C .if eth0 subnet 255.255.0 up B .chmod 711 /home/user B .255.echo testing | lpr D .chmod 744 filename B .chown user /home/usert/* D .255.ethtool eth0 subnet_mask=255.RAID 1 C .255.print -check B .lpr -test </dev/zero Answer: C Question: 688 Ping requests to a network gateway fail.ifup eth0 subnet_mask=255.chmod u=rw filename Answer: A Question: 687 An administrator would like to test a newly installed printer.RAID 5 Answer: A Question: 686 Which command would set a file’s permissions to the following? rwxr--r-A .RAID 3 D . Which of the following commands will correct this issue? A .lpr-P/dev/zero C .0 D . It is determined that an interface’s subnet mask is incorrect.chmod o+x filename D .255.chmod 755 filename C .RAID 0 B .0 Answer: B Question: 689 Which of the following services is commonly started from xinetd? Page 206 of 217 .255. Which of the following commands would accomplish this A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .255.ifconfig eth0 netmask 255.255.chmod 700 /home/user C .

find / -n error.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .crontab -e Answer: B Question: 691 In a Linux software RAID 1 array created during the installation process.log D .log B . but no location is provided.kill -HUP1 Answer: A Question: 694 Page 207 of 217 .conf and refresh the dynamic linker’s cache so new programs that need the new library can run.ldconfig B . Answer: D Question: 692 An application is tailing and indicates that the error.crontab -v D .Run fsck on the faulty drive. the primary IDE master has a hardware failure.smbd B .httpd C . Which of the following will allow the system to boot properly and salvage the information? A . Now the system will not boot.cronview B .log be found effectively? A .Use fdisk to repair the partition table. the technician needs to reload /etc/ld.find / -name error.Id --reload D .find -name error.log C . C .ldupdate C .sendmail D .log Answer: C Question: 693 Alter installing or updating a dynamically linked library.crontab -l C .Remove the faulty drive from the system. D . Which of the following programs should be run? A .Use Disk Druid to repair the array. How can this tile for the error.so.fingerd Answer: D Question: 690 Which of the following commands can be used to view a user’s crontab entry? A .log should be viewed. B .find / -daystart -amin 60 -name error.

log B .log Answer: B Question: 698 A Linux specialist wants to check which shares are offered by a Windows server.log D .swap D .follow -f -s 15-n 3 messages.reiserts Answer: C Question: 696 The root user receives a ‘Permission denied’ error message when trying to write files to an NFS (Network File System) mounted directory.smbclient B . Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A .showshares Answer: A Question: 699 Page 208 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following settings of the UMASK would cause new files to be created with mode 640? A .smbserver C .The server needs to allow NFS UDP packets.The server is not allowing the client to connect.367 D .sar -f -s 15 -n 3 messages. Which of the following commands is used to perform this task? A . Answer: C Question: 697 If a user wishes to monitor the last three lines of the log file messages.037 B .tail -f -s 15 -n 3 messageslog C . D .watch -f -s 15-n 3 messages.640 Answer: A Question: 695 Which of the following tile systems are compatible with a partition that is typed as 82? A .The server share needs to specify no_root_squash.The directory needs to be remounted as NFSv3.listshares D .log and update it every 15 seconds. B .vfat B .ext3 C . C . which of the following commands should be issued? A .177 C .

Place the command in the /etc/rc.Firewall B .local file.Copy the command to the /boot directory.The system is unpatched.Place the command in the /etc/rc.rpm.The SSH (Secure Shell) is disabled.File server C . B .tar.rpm --erase exim D . Which of the following commands could be used to uninstall the software? A . Answer: A Question: 702 How would an administrator ensure that the command /usr/local/radius/startrad.pl was executed atter each reboot? A .boot file. C .bz2’ Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A .bz2 B . D .rm -r exim B .tar xZa backup. C .tar. Answer: C Question: 703 A technician needs to extract the entire archive ‘backup .Database server D .tar. B .tar xjf backup.cfg file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux administrator has decided to remove a software package called exim.uninstall exim C .The Apache Web server is running.Streaming media server Answer: B Question: 701 A Linux server may have vulnerabilities if which of the following occurs? A . D .Place the command in the /etc/sysconfig/startup.rpm --uninstall exim Answer: C Question: 700 A customer requires that the following packages be installed on a server quota raidtools Samba Amanda yp-serv For which of the following purposes is this server MOST likely to be used? A .bz2 Page 209 of 217 .There are too many users.

displaytmp Answer: A Question: 707 A user wants to set up a parallel port printer on the workstation’s second parallel port.255.0 Gateway 192.showtmp D .255.1 D .168.In file2 /usr/var/file B ./dev/epp2 C .0 192.0.route remove -net 192.3.168.3.bz2 Answer: A Question: 704 A Linux user wants to create a hard link named ile2 in the current directory that points to /usr/var/file.route remove 192.0./dev/prn2 D .0 0.1.243 0.168.tar xbf backup.In -h file2 /usr/var/file D .wshow C .In -h /usr/var/file file2 Answer: B Question: 705 The administrator has added a specific route for 192.255.3.0 C . Which of the following commands can be used? A .0 192./dev/lpl B .0 netmask 255.243 Answer: D Question: 706 An administrator is seeking to view the information contained in the wtmp log file.255.168.255.1.edit /proc/net/netstat B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .168.0.0 255. Which of the following device identifiers needs to be used during configuration? A .0 gw 192.255.bz2 D .0 netmask 255.0 gw 192.1 Genmask 255.255.168.1.3.tar.0 255.tar x--bz2 backup.0 Flags UG U UG Metric 0 0 0 Ref 0 0 0 Use 0 0 0 Iface eth0 eth eth0 Which of the following is a valid method for removing the route? A .168.0/24 to the routing table as shown below: Destination 192.In /usr/var/file file2 C .0 0 0.0./dev/ecpl Answer: A Page 210 of 217 .255.168.1.255.Last B .3.166.0.route del -net 192. Which of the following commands is designed to display the contents of this file in human-readable format? A .0.255.1.tar.168.

Run the command as a daemon B . Which of the following is a quick and easy way to do this? A .Use on the command line Answer: D Page 211 of 217 . Which of the following would capture the output for evaluation? A .text C .verify <package_name> B .Change the Webserver PTR record to the new hostname.Pipe the output to the cat command D . Which of the following is the BEST way to minimize the down time? A .[A-Z]% > rpmlist.rpm -q -a sort> rpmlist. Which of the following commands should be run as a FIRST step to troubleshooting this problem? A .text Answer: C Question: 710 The DNS administrator needs to change the IP address of the primary Webserver.text B .rpm -q --dump rpmlist. D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 708 Which of the following BASH shell built-in commands can be used to apply a CPU time limit of 90 seconds on the current shell session? A .Reduce MOG_LEVEL=6 in /etc/syslog.setlimit-t90 D .Notify the domain registrar of the change in advance. B .diff --rpm <package_name> <installation_file> Answer: B Question: 712 A new shell command generates too much output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file. Any down time would have a major impact.limits -t 90 B .rpmdb -v <installation_file> D .conf to a lower number C .text D .rpm -V <package_name> C .echo 90 >/proc/me/limits/time Answer: B Question: 709 The system administrator wants to create a list of all of the RPM packages installed on a server in alphabetical order. C .conf on the Webserver.ulimit -t 90 C.rpmdb --dump rpmlist.rpm -qa %-1 . Answer: D Question: 711 A new RPM package returns a large number of errors and has never run successfully.Update /etc/resolv.Change the Webserver TTL (Time-To-Live) record to 5 minutes.

cp help.search u+s C .mkfs -t ext3 -j /dev/hda2 D .new .GREEN D . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A .Error Unexpected input “$“ Answer: C Question: 717 The named service needs to be secured.find/ -perm -4000 Answer: D Question: 716 A script set to run using /bin/sh has executed a grep command.new C .help.help.End B .new B . Which of the following would BEST accomplish this? Page 212 of 217 .new . and grep has returned an error.chmod 4000 help.mvhelp.tune2fs-j /dev/hda2 B .atrrib -h help.new D .new”? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 713 Which of the following commands could be used to convert the ext2 file system on /dev/hda2 to use the ext3 file system? A .e2image -j /dev/hda2 C .locate --suid D .BLUE C .rpm-Va B .e2label -t ext3 /dev/hda2 Answer: A Question: 714 Which of the following commands can be used to hide the file “help. If the grep result is analyzed by the following logic: if [ “$?“ = 0 ] then echo BLUE else echo GREEN fi Which of the following will be the scripts output? A .new Answer: C Question: 715 The system administrator suspects the machine has been compromised and would like to search the system for any setuid programs.

168.Change the root password.ifconfig eth0 unicast C .255. The administrator has verified that the default gateway setting is correct.copy B .1.235/26 and a default gateway of 192.255 .rawwrite Answer: D Question: 721 Which of the following is the function of the chroot command? A .0. Which of the following ifconfig commands will do this correctly? A . Answer: D Question: 722 Page 213 of 217 .4. B . C .Change the root login name. Which of the following is the problem? A .Run named in UDP mode only. C . C .The Ethernet cable is faulty.3.5” diskette? A .168. Answer: B Question: 718 A technician wants to allow the computer to sniff incoming and outgoing packets on the Ethernet interface.ifconfig eth0 multicast D .The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255 .linload D .Run named as root. D . the administrator discovers the machine does not have a bootable CD-ROM drive.4.168.Run named in a chroot jail.250.xcopy C .5. Which of the following DOS utilities would the administrator use to write a diskette image onto a 3.ifconfig eth0 listenall Answer: A Question: 719 A Linux workstation that has been configured with the IP address of 192.The Ethernet card is faulty. D .128. B .168.Run named on a non-standard port. B .The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255.4.ifconfig eth0 promisc B .Change the root directory for the shell. The workstation cannot ping a second server at 192.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .255. It can ping a server at 192.255.Change the root application. Answer: C Question: 720 After downloading a new Linux distribution for a new installation. D .

loadlin C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following programs could be used to display a remote login prompt on a serial line or terminal? A .find *ntp B .conf Answer: C Question: 727 Page 214 of 217 .agetty C ./home D . How would this be accomplished? A .fdisk-mbr Answer: A Question: 724 Which of the following commands can be used to find all instances of files in the /etc directory containing tp in the file name? A . which of the following needs to be done to implement the changes? A .sshd B .find /etcr/* ntp* Answer: D Question: 725 When a file server is installed./local Answer: C Question: 726 A Linux administrator wants to disable the use of setuid and setgid files for the /var file system./usr B .console Answer: B Question: 723 After the LILO configuration file is edited.portmap D .Run the command “tune2fs --nosuid /var” C ./var C .conf D .conf B .find ntp* C .Add an entry to /etc/setuid.find /etc/ntp D .Add an entry to the options list in /etc/fstab D . which of the following directories would MOST likely be on a separate partition? A .lilo B .lilo.Add an entry to the options list in /etc/sysctl.

The user needs to install a Windows driver. the computer boots into Windows.printall = yes C . Which of the following MOST likely caused the problem? A . B .d B ./etc/resolv.ext2 C . However.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A workstation is unable to browse a Website by name.conf C . Which of the following files must be checked to confirm DNS settings? A ./etc/named. Which of the following file systems was MOST likely used? A .anonymous = yes Answer: C Question: 730 A user who is installing Linux inserts the install CD-ROM and then reboots the computer. an automatic disk check is run and numerous mode errors are reported and corrected. After reboot.ext3 D ./etc/nameserver. C .The hard drive does not support Linux.ReiserFS Answer: B Question: 729 The following is part of the Samba configuration file: [aprinter] path = /usr/spool/public read only = yes printable = yes Which of the following lines needs to be added to the file to allow print access to everyone? A .The MD5 sum is erroneous.hid Page 215 of 217 . Answer: C Question: 731 Which of the following modules is a dependency module for PCMCIA card services? A .jfs B .users = * B .The computer BIOS has the wrong boot order.guestok = yes D ./etc/init. D .conf D .conf Answer: B Question: 728 A Linux system is powered down unexpectedly.

DAC D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B . nobody D. B. Predefined access privileges. C. RBAC D. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. None of the above.yenta_socket Answer: D Question: 732 Which of the following group-level permissions is needed to create user accounts? A. Page 216 of 217 . root C. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C. ntadmin Answer: B Question: 733 Which of the following access control models uses roles to determine access permissions? A. None of the above.parport_pc D . Which of the following is the problem and how is it corrected?roblem and how is it corrected? A. Answer: A Question: 735 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A. RBAC C. adm B. B. mount /dev/hde1 /mnt/usb Answer: A Question: 736 At boot time. Answer: C Question: 734 Which access control model uses predefined access privileges control access to a resource? A. The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced. DAC C. mount /dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D. MAC B.tulip C . The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. MAC B. Which of the following is the pAt boot time.

The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. B End of Document Page 217 of 217 . Answer: A.

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